Internet of Things: Challenges, Advances, and Applications provides a comprehensive introduction to IoT, related technologies, and common issues in the adoption of IoT on a large scale. It surveys recent technological advances and novel solutions for challenges in the IoT environment. Moreover, it provides detailed discussion of the utilization of IoT and its underlying technologies in critical application areas, such as smart grids, healthcare, insurance, and the automotive industry.
The chapters of this book are authored by several international researchers and industry experts. This book is composed of 18 self-contained chapters that can be read, based on interest.
- Introduces IoT, including its history, common definitions, underlying technologies, and challenges
- Discusses technological advances in IoT and implementation considerations
- Proposes novel solutions for common implementation issues
- Explores critical application domains, including large-scale electric power distribution networks, smart water and gas grids, healthcare and e-Health applications, and the insurance and automotive industries
The book is an excellent reference for researchers and post-graduate students working in the area of IoT, or related areas. It also targets IT professionals interested in gaining deeper knowledge of IoT, its challenges, and application areas.
Table of Contents
Concepts and Adoption Challenges. Introduction to the Internet of Things. Organizational Implementation and Management Challenges in the Internet of Things. Technological Advances and Implementation Considerations. Cooperative Networking Techniques in the Internet of Things Age. Exploring Methods of Authentication for the Internet of Things. Energy Efficient Routing Protocols and Ambient Energy Harvesting for The Internet of Things. IoT Hardware Development Platforms: Past, Present and Future. IoT System Development Methods. Design Considerations for RFID-based Wireless Power Delivery. Issues and Novel Solutions. Overcoming Interoperability barriers in IoT by utilizing a use-case based protocol selection framework. Enabling Cloud-centric IoT with Publish/subscribe Systems. The Emergence of Edge-centric Distributed IoT Analytics Platforms. IoT in Critical Application Domains. IoT in electric distribution networks: control architecture, communication infrastructure and smart functionalities. Satellite based IoT infrastructure for management of large-scale electric distribution networks. IoT-Enabled Smart Gas and Water Grids: from Communication Protocols to Data Analysis. The Internet of Things and e-Health Remote Patients Monitoring. Security Considerations for IoT Support of E-Health Applications. IoT Considerations, Requirements, and Architectures for Insurance Applications. The Internet of Things and the Automotive Industry: A Shift from a Vehicle-Centric to Data-Centric Paradigm.