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1st Edition

5G-Enabled Internet of Things

ISBN 9780367190101
Published June 13, 2019 by CRC Press
396 Pages

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Book Description

How the enabling technologies in 5G as an integral or as a part can seamlessly fuel the IoT revolution is still very challenging. This book presents the state-of-the-art solutions to the theoretical and practical challenges stemming from the integration of 5G enabling technologies into IoTs in support of a smart 5G-enabled IoT paradigm, in terms of network design, operation, management, optimization, privacy and security, and applications. In particular, the technical focus covers a comprehensive understanding of 5G-enabled IoT architectures, converged access networks, privacy and security, and emerging applications of 5G-eabled IoT.

Table of Contents

PART I. 5G-enabled Internet of Things Architecture and Related Technologies. 1. 5G Cloud, Mobile and Edge Computing for IoT. 2. The IoT Technological Landscape Towards 5G. 3. Emerging Challenges And Requirements For IoT In 5G. 4. NFV-based Internet of Things in 5G Networks. 5. Exploring next generation IoT in 5G Era. PART II. 5G Access Network for Internet of Things. 6. 5G Small Cells: The Harbinger of IoT and Connected Living. 7. Mobile Edge Computing for 5G Internet of Things. 8. Millimeter Wave 5G-Enabled Internet of Things. 9. Algorithms and Performance Analysis for Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) and Broadband LTE Coexisting System. 10. IoT Wireless Spectrum Sharing for Radio Access. 11. Random Access Modeling for Cellular-based Massive IoT. 12. Achieving Scalability in 5G-enabled IoT. PART III. Privacy and Security Issues. 13. Privacy and Security Issues in 5G-enabled IoT. 14. Privacy Preserving Techniques for 5G-Enabled LBSs. 15. Blockchain Technology for 5G-enabled IoT Systems: Principle, Applications and Challenges. PART IV. Emerging Applications of 5G-enabled Internet of Things. 16. On Searching for the IoT Resources: Requirements and Outlook. 17. Applications of IoT and Fog Computing for Community Safety towards 5G Era. 18. Tactile Internet over FiWi enhanced LTE-A HetNets via Artificial Intelligence Embedded Multi-Access Edge-Computing. 19. Smart power management Internet of things system with 5G and LoRa hybrid wireless networks.

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Yulei Wu is a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Computer Science of College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at the University of Exeter, U.K. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computing and Mathematics and B.Sc. (1st Class Hons.) degree in Computer Science from the University of Bradford, UK, in 2010 and 2006, respectively. His main research focuses on autonomous networks, intelligent networking technologies, edge intelligence, network slicing and softwarization, SDN/NFV, Green networking, wireless networks, network security and privacy, and analytical modelling and optimization.

His recent research has been supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) of United Kingdom, National Natural Science Foundation of China, University's Innovation Platform and industry. He has published over 90 research papers in prestigious international journals, including IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Communications Magazine, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, and ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, and at reputable international conferences. He was the recipient of the Best Paper Awards from IEEE SmartCity-2015, IEEE CSE-2009, and ICAC-2008 international conferences.

Dr. Wu serves as an Associate Editor or a Member of Editorial Board for several international journals including IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Computer Networks (Elsevier) and IEEE Access, as well as a Guest Editor for many international journals, e.g., IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering. Dr. Wu has been serving as various Chair roles including the General Chair, the Program Chair, and the Steering Committee Chair, for many international conferences/workshops, and has served as the Program Committee Member of more than 100 professional conferences/workshops. He is a founder steering committee co-chair of IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing, Networking and Services (SmartCNS). He was awarded the Outstanding Leadership Awards from IEEE HPCC-2018, IEEE CIT-2017, IEEE ISPA-2013, and IEEE TrustCom-2012, and the Outstanding Service Awards from IEEE HPCC-2012 and IEEE CIT-2010. He has also been a Reviewer for book proposals, grant proposals, and a number of international conferences and journals including many IEEE/ACM Transactions and Magazines. He was awarded the Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing by the Elsevier journal of Future Generation Computer Systems in 2018. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, and a Fellow of the HEA (Higher Education Academy).


Haojun Huang currently is a professor in the Department of Network Engineering within the College of Computer at the China University of Geosciences. He received his BS degree from the School of Computer Science and Technology, Wuhan University of Technology, in 2005, and PhD degree from the School of Communication and Information Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, in 2012. He worked as a postdoctor in the Research Institute of Information Technology, Tsinghua University, from 2012 to 2015, and an assistant professor in communication engineering within the College of Electronic Information Engineering at Wuhan University from 2015 to 2017. His current research interests include wireless communication, ad hoc networks, big data, and software-defined networking.

He has published more than 50 journal papers and refereed conferences with over 23 papers published in various IEEE journals, and also co-authored/co-edited 3 books. He has been serving as an executive associate editor for Springer Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications from October 2013, guest editor for ACM/Springer Mobile Networks & Applications Special Issue on Deep Learning for Big Data Analytics, and also serving as a TPC Vice Chair for IEEE IUCC 2017 and GreenCom 2017. Furthermore, he has served as a TPC member for several important conferences such as IEEE INFOCOM 2015/2017/2018, HPCC 2018, DSS 2018, ICC 2013/2015/2016, GLOBECOM 2016, CIT-2015/2016/2017, CPSCom 2017, SmartData 2017/2018, GreenCom 2017, IUCC 2017, and WNM-2015, and as a reviewer for more than 20 various prestigious journals, including IEEE JSAC, IEEE/ACM Trans. Netw., IEEE Trans. Mob. Comput., and IEEE Trans. Ser. Comput., etc.

Cheng-Xiang Wang received the BSc and MEng degrees in Communication and Information Systems from Shandong University, China, in 1997 and 2000, respectively, and the PhD degree in Wireless Communications from Aalborg University, Denmark, in 2004.

He was a Research Assistant with the Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany, from 2000 to 2001, a Research Fellow with the University of Agder, Grimstad, Norway, from 2001 to 2005, and a Visiting Researcher with Siemens AG-Mobile Phones, Munich, Germany, in 2004. He has been with Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, U.K., since 2005, where he became a Professor in wireless communications in 2011. In 2018, he joined Southeast University, Nanjing, China, as a Professor. He has co-authored three books, one book chapter, more than 170 journal papers with 20 Highly Cited Papers and over 110 papers published in various IEEE journals, and about 180 conference papers with 3 Highly Cited Papers. He has also delivered 17 invited Keynote Speeches and Talks and 6 tutorials in international conferences. His work has been cited more than 9500 times. His current research interests include wireless channel measurements/modeling and B5G wireless communication networks.

Dr. Wang is a Fellow of the IEEE and IET, an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer for 2019 and 2020, and a Highly Cited Researcher recognized by Clarivate Analytics in 2017 and 2018. He was a recipient of nine Best Paper Awards from the IEEE GLOBECOM 2010, IEEE ICCT 2011, ITST 2012, IEEE VTC 2013-Spring, IWCMC 2015, IWCMC 2016, IEEE/CIC ICCC 2016, and WPMC 2016. He has served as a technical program committee (TPC) member, the TPC chair, and the general chair for over 80 international conferences. He has served as an Editor for nine international journals including the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS from 2007 to 2009, the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY from 2011 to 2017, and the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS from 2015 to 2017. He was a Guest Editor for the IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS, Special Issue on Vehicular Communications and Networks (Lead Guest Editor), Special Issue on Spectrum and Energy Efficient Design of Wireless Communication Networks, and Special Issue on Airborne Communication Networks. He was also a Guest Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIG DATA, Special Issue on Wireless Big Data.


Yi Pan is currently a Regents’ Professor and Chair of Computer Science at Georgia State University, USA. He has served as an Associate Dean and Chair of Biology Department during 2013-2017 and Chair of Computer Science during 2006-2013. Dr. Pan received his B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees in computer engineering from Tsinghua University, China, in 1982 and 1984, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Pittsburgh, USA, in 1991. His profile has been featured as a distinguished alumnus in both Tsinghua Alumni Newsletter and University of Pittsburgh CS Alumni Newsletter. Dr. Pan's research interests include parallel and cloud computing, wireless networks, and bioinformatics. Dr. Pan has published more than 200 journal papers with over 80 papers published in various IEEE journals. In addition, he has published over 150 papers in refereed conferences. He has also co-authored/co-edited 43 books. His work has been cited more than 10000 times. Dr. Pan has served as an editor-in-chief or editorial board member for 15 journals including 7 IEEE Transactions. He is the recipient of many awards including IEEE Transactions Best Paper Award, several other conference and journal best paper awards, 4 IBM Faculty Awards, 2 JSPS Senior Invitation Fellowships, IEEE BIBE Outstanding Achievement Award, NSF Research Opportunity Award, and AFOSR Summer Faculty Research Fellowship. He has organized many international conferences and delivered keynote speeches at over 60 international conferences around the world.