The Internet of Things

From RFID to the Next-Generation Pervasive Networked Systems

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pub: 2008-03-05
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About the Book

Ubiquitous and pervasive technologies such as RFID and smart computing promise a world of networked and interconnected devices. Everything from tires to toothbrushes could soon be in communications range, heralding the dawn of an era in which today’s Internet of People gives way to tomorrow’s Internet of Things — where billions of objects will have the ability to report their location, identity, and history over wireless connections.

Connectivity and Communication — Anything, Anywhere, and Anytime

An examination of the exciting expansion period in this research, The Internet of Things: From RFID to the Next-Generation Pervasive Networked Systems provides comprehensive, technical, and practical deploying policy guidance that covers fundamentals and recent advances in pervasive networked systems. The book addresses the conceptual and technical issues that influence the technology roadmap and gives an in-depth introduction to the Internet of Things and its effect on businesses and individuals. Discussing case studies, experience reports, and best practice, it contains information on emerging technologies, market opportunities, and policy implications.

Practical Guidance and Balanced Coverage

The first book of its kind to address major new technological developments and define the Internet of Things, this text provides balanced coverage of theory and practical issues. Reflecting research trends and industry needs, itis a comprehensive technical and practical guide to recent advances in pervasive networked systems.

Table of Contents

RFID Tags, P.J. Hawrylak, M.H. Mickle, and J.T. Cain

RFID Automatic Identification and Data Capture, X. Su, C.-C. Chu, B.S. Prabhu, and R. Gadh

RFID Data Warehousing and Analysis, H. Gonzalez and J. Han

RFID Data Management Issues, Solutions, and Directions, Q.Z. Sheng, K.L. Taylor, Z. Maamar, and P. Brebner

RFID Security: Threats and Solutions, N. Sklavos and V. Agarwal

RFID Specification Revisited, P. Peris-Lopez, J.C. Hernandez-Castro, J.M. Estevez-Tapiador, and A. Ribagorda

RFIG Geometric Context of Wireless Tags, R. Raskar, P. Beardsley, P. Dietz, and J. Van Baar

RFID Application in Animal Monitoring, V. Ntafis, C.Z. Patrikakis, E.G. Fragkiadaki, E.M. Xylouri-Fragkiadaki

RFID Applications in Assets and Vehicles Tracking, W. Liu, Z. Peng, W. Cheng, J. He, and Y. Zhang

RFID Enabled Logistics Services, Z. Luo, E.C. Wong, C.J. Tan, S.J.Zhou, W. Cheung, and J. Liu

Location Tracking in an Office Environment: The Nationwide Case Study, I. Lopez de Vallejo, S. Hailes, R. Conroy-Dalton, and A. Penn

Pervasive Computing Security: Bluetooth’s Example, G. Kostopoulos, P. Kistos, and O. Koufopavlou

Internet of Things: A Context-Awareness Perspective, D. Preuveneers and Y. Berbers

Index

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Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM043000
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical
TEC041000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Telecommunications
TEC061000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications