FlockLab: A testbed for distributed, synchronized tracing and profiling of wireless embedded systems

  title={FlockLab: A testbed for distributed, synchronized tracing and profiling of wireless embedded systems},
  author={Roman Lim and Federico Ferrari and Marco Zimmerling and Christoph Walser and Philipp Sommer and J. Beutel},
  journal={2013 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN)},
  • R. Lim, F. Ferrari, J. Beutel
  • Published 8 April 2013
  • Computer Science
  • 2013 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN)
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