Fundamentals of Internet of Things for Non-Engineers: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Fundamentals of Internet of Things for Non-Engineers

1st Edition

Edited by Rebecca Lee Hammons, Ronald J. Kovac

Auerbach Publications

368 pages

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Paperback: 9781138610859
pub: 2019-06-28
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This book provides a comprehensive view of the current fundamentals and the anticipated future trends in the realm of Internet of Things from a practitioner’s point of view. A variety of subject matter experts in these diverse topical areas provide leaders, students, and lay persons with a fresh worldview of the Internet of Things and the background to succeed in related technology decision-making. Real-world case studies enhance the reader’s experience through a review of actual applications of Internet of Things end points and devices to solve business and civic problems along with notes on lessons learned.

Table of Contents

Part 1. The Basics of IoT. 1. The Yin and Yang of IoT. 2. IoT System Integration. 3. IoT Positioning in the Verticals. 4. Emerging Wireless Communication. Part 2. IoT Elements and Issues. 5. IoT End Devices. 6. IoT Architecture and Compatibility with Current Infrastructure. 7. Ethics and Policies of IoT. 8. Empowering Older Adults with IoT. 9. Data Analytics with IoT. 10. Redefining Artificial Intelligence through IoT. 11. Launching an IoT Startup. 12. IoT Future Challenges. 13. Security with IoT. 14. Legal Issues with IoT. 15. IoT: A Business Perspective. Part 3. IoT Case Studies. 16. Agile Development for IoT Applications. 17. Automotive IoT. 18.Butler University Academic Scheduling: A Platform for IoT. 19. Connectible Me. Part 4. IoT Glossary.

About the Editors

Dr. Rebecca Hammons has extensive technology industry experience in establishing and leading software quality assurance, development lifecycle services, and project management teams. She has worked for Ontario Systems, Apple, Raytheon, Tivoli Systems and Wang, in addition to several niche software firms. She is a Certified Quality Manager and Certified Software Quality Engineer with the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and a Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Product Owner with Scrum Alliance. Dr. Hammons is an Associate Professor at Ball State University. Her technology research interests include Slow Tech, Usability, Burnout Theory, and Gold-Collar Workers. Dr. Hammons thrives on leading organizational change initiatives and coaching individuals and teams to reach their full potential.

Ron Kovac, PhD, is a full professor in the Center for Information and Communication Sciences at Ball State University in Indiana. The center prepares graduate students in the field of telecommunications. Previous to this position, Dr. Kovac was the telecommunication manager for the state of New York and a CIO for a large computing center located on the east coast. Dr. Kovac’s previous studies included electrical engineering, photography, and education. Dr. Kovac has published two books and over 50 articles and has completed numerous international consulting projects in both the education and telecommunications field. Additionally, he speaks worldwide on issues related to telecommunications and holds numerous certifications, including the CCNA, the CCAI, and the almost complete CCNP. Dr. Kovac is also a Fulbright Scholar and loves life, education and technology.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Security / General
REFERENCE / Yearbooks & Annuals
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications