Lantern: a domain specific language for energy awareness in smart-homes

Robinson, J. ORCID: 0000-0003-4318-7365, Lee, K. ORCID: 0000-0002-2730-9150 and Appiah, K. ORCID: 0000-0002-9480-0679, 2020. Lantern: a domain specific language for energy awareness in smart-homes. Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, 12 (6), pp. 531-546. ISSN 1876-1364

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This paper argues that energy consideration should be central to software development. It speculates that including the notion of energy awareness in programming language design for domain specific languages (DSLs) is a novel way in which energy-aware and energy-efficient applications can be developed. It outlines the design criteria and rationale for using a language focused approach for energy-awareness. It proposes Lantern, a DSL for supporting energy awareness in Cyber-Physical Systems software development. Lantern allows the development of applications that better manage and reduce the carbon footprint of devices. The design of Lantern is aimed at supporting the general development of Cyber-Physical Systems. This paper focuses on the scenario of smart homes, using statically defined locations within a specified environment.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments
Creators: Robinson, J., Lee, K. and Appiah, K.
Publisher: IOS Press
Date: 26 November 2020
Volume: 12
Number: 6
ISSN: 1876-1364
Divisions: Schools > School of Science and Technology
Record created by: Linda Sullivan
Date Added: 11 May 2020 14:47
Last Modified: 31 May 2021 15:07

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