1st Edition

The Internet of Things Foundation for Smart Cities, eHealth, and Ubiquitous Computing

    490 Pages
    by Chapman & Hall

    This book provides a dual perspective on the Internet of Things and ubiquitous computing, along with their applications in healthcare and smart cities. It also covers other interdisciplinary aspects of the Internet of Things like big data, embedded Systems and wireless Sensor Networks. Detailed coverage of the underlying architecture, framework, and state-of the art methodologies form the core of the book.

    Section I Introduction to the Internet of Things: Definition and Basic Foundation

    1. The IoT Vision from an Opportunistic Networking Perspective

    Zoran Bojkovic, Bojan Bakmaz, and Miodrag Bakmaz

    2. DEFINE—An Architecture Framework for Designing IoT Systems

    S.A. Srinivasa Moorthy

    3. MAC and Network Layer Issues and Challenges for IoT

    Upena Dalal, Shweta Shah, and Jigisha Patel

    4. Privacy and Security of Data in IoT: Design Principles and Techniques

    K.V. Arya and Vishnu Prabhakaran

    5. Integration of Cloud Computing and IoT: Opportunities and Challenges

    Sara Ghanavati, Jemal Abawajy, and Davood Izadi

    Section II Frameworks for the Internet of Things: An Architectural Perspective

    6. IoT Framework Based on WSN Infrastructure with Different Topological Distributions

    Marcel Stefan Wagner, Diogo Ferreira Lima Filho, Miguel Arjona Ramírez, and Wagner Luiz Zucchi

    7. Semantic Complex Service Composition within an IoT Ecosystem

    Grigorios Tzortzis, Charilaos Akasiadis, and Evaggelos Spyrou

    8. Enabling Smart Cities through IoT: The ALMANAC Way

    Dario Bonino, Maria Teresa Delgado, Claudio Pastrone, Maurizio Spirito, Alexandre Alapetite, Thomas Gilbert, Mathias Axling, Matts Ahlsen, Peter Rosengren, Marco Jahn, Raphael Ahrens, Otilia Werner-Kytölä, and Jose Angel Carvajal Soto

    9. NFC in IoT-Based Payment Architecture

    Alak Majumder, Shirsha Ghosh, Joyeeta Goswami, and Bidyut K. Bhattacharyya

    10. Trust Management in IoT

    Avani Sharma, Pilli Emmanuel Shubhakar, and Arka Prokash Mazumdar

    Section III Interdisciplinary Aspects of the Internet of Things

    11. Highway Safety of Smart Cities

    Sándor Szénási

    12. Connected Bicycles: Potential Research Opportunities in Wireless Sensor Network

    Sadik Kamel Gharghan, Rosdiadee Nordin, Nor Fadzilah Abdullah, and Kelechi Anabi

    13. Self-Adaptive Cyber-City System

    Iping Supriana, Kridanto Surendro, Aradea Dipaloka, and Edvin Ramadhan

    14. The Role of Big Data, Cloud Computing, and Mobile Technologies in the Development of IoT Ecosystems

    Janusz Wielki

    15. Data Processing in IoT Using an Enterprise Service Bus

    Siddharth S. Prasad, Robin Singh Bhadoria, and Mohit Mittal

    Section IV Future Research, Scope, and Case Studies of the Internet of Things and Ubiquitous Computing

    16. Infection Tracing in i-Hospital

    Mimonah Al Qathrady, Ahmed Helmy, and Khalid Lmuzaini

    17. Emergency Department, Sustainability, and eHealth: A Proposal to Merge These Elements Improving the Sanitary System

    Andrea Malizia, Laura Morciano, Jacopo Maria Legramante, Pasqualino Gaudio, Sandro Mancinelli, Francesco Gilardi, Carlo Bellecci, and Leonardo Palombi

    18. The Contiki Operating System: A Tool for Design and Development of IoT—Case Study Analysis

    B. Venkatalakshmi, A. Pravin Renold, and S. Vijayakumar

    19. Novel Trends and Advances in Health Care Using IoT: A Revolution

    Awanish Kumar and Archana Vimal

    20. Mining Ubiquitous Data Streams for IoT

    Nitesh Funde, Meera Dhabu, Ayesha Khan, and Rahul Jichkar

    21. IoT toward Efficient Analysis of Aging, Cardiometabolic, and Neurodegenerative Diseases—An eHealth Perspective

    Leandro Cymberknop, Parag Chatterjee, Diego Dujovne, Luis Romero, and Ricardo Armentano


    Dr. Ricardo Armentano is currently working as a Distinguished Professor at the Favaloro University. Also, he works as a Technology and Innovation Consultant and the Vice Chairman at the Global Citizen Safety and Security Working Group of the International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering. He is a Class-1 researcher by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Technology of the republic of Argentina and Grade-5 Investigator of the PEDECIBA (United Nations Program for the Development of Basic Sciences). He has received his Engineering degree in 1984. By the end of 1994, he has qualified as a Doctor of the University of Buenos Aires in Physiological Sciences and in 1999 he has obtained the PhD degree from Universite de Paris VII Denis Diderot, for the Doctorat de Biomecanique: Mecanique de Systemes Biologiques. He has acquired international recognition in the field of cardiovascular hemodynamics and arterial hypertension. He is at the Editorial Board of journals of cardiovascular research and is a reviewer for over 25 international scientific journals. He has over 200 publications including a book, several book chapters and peer-reviewed articles. He is a Member of EMBS IEEE since 1985. He has also been elected as a Senior Member of IEEE in 2001 and Chair of the Argentine Chapter of the EMBS IEEE (2004). He is currently the Latin-American Representative for IEEE EMB.

    Dr. Ganesh Chandra Deka is the Principal, Regional Vocational Training Institute for Women, Tura, Meghalaya, under Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Govt of India. His previous assignment includes, Assistant Director of Training in DGE&T, Ministry of Labor & Employment, Government of India, New Delhi-1 [2006-2014], Consultant (Computer Science], National Institute of Rural Development-North Eastern Regional Centre, Guwahati, Assam, under the Ministry of Rural Development [2003-2006], Govt of India and Programmer (World Bank Project) at Nowgong Polytechnic, under the Directorate of Technical Education, Assam, India [1995-2003]. His research interests include ICT in Rural Development, e-Governance, Cloud Computing, Data Mining, NoSQL Databases and Vocational Education and Training. He has published more than 40 research papers in various conferences, workshops and International Journals of repute including IEEE. He is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computing, Communications, and Networking [ISSN 2319-2720]. So far he has organized 8 IEEE International Conference as Technical Chair in India.