A global generic architecture for the future Internet of Things

Wang, W., Lee, K. ORCID: 0000-0002-2730-9150 and Murray, D., 2017. A global generic architecture for the future Internet of Things. Service Oriented Computing and Applications. ISSN 1863-2386

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Abstract

The envisioned 6A Connectivity of the future IoT aims to allow people and objects to be connected anytime, anyplace, with anything and anyone, using any path/network and any service. Because of heterogeneous resources, incompatible standards and communication patterns, the current IoT is constrained to specific devices, platforms, networks and domains. As the standards have been accepted worldwide, most existing IoT platforms use Web Services to integrate heterogeneous devices. Human-readable protocols of Web Services cause non-negligible overhead for object-to-object communication. Other issues, such as: lack of applications and modularized services, high cost of devices and software development also hinder the common use of the IoT. In this paper, a global generic architecture for the future IoT (GGIoT) is proposed to meet the envisioned 6A Connectivity of the future IoT. GGIoT is independent of particular devices, platforms, networks, domains and applications, and it minimizes transmission message size to fit devices with minimal capabilities, such as passive RFID tags. Thus, lower physical size and cost are possible, and network overhead can be reduced. The proposed GGIoT is evaluated via performance analysis and proof-of-concept case studies.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Service Oriented Computing and Applications
Creators: Wang, W., Lee, K. and Murray, D.
Publisher: Springer
Date: 20 June 2017
ISSN: 1863-2386
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10.1007/s11761-017-0213-1DOI
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Divisions: Schools > School of Science and Technology
Depositing User: Linda Sullivan
Date Added: 22 Jun 2017 09:42
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2017 09:42
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/31050

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