Special Issue "Wireless Sensor Networks and the Internet of Things"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2014)
Prof. Dr. Luciano Lavagno
Dr. Mihai T. Lazarescu
Dipartimento di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni Politecnico di Torino Turin, Italy
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Interests: cost- and energy-efficient design of wireless sensor nodes; high-level synthesis of wireless sensor applications; distributed data processing on embedded devices, learning, adaptability; efficient and secure communication, privacy
Since first coined 15 years ago, the Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm has continuously expanded to cover applications in many daily life settings. The paradigm now encompasses several technologies beyond RFID and WSNs, while the Internet pervasiveness continuously rises our expectations of permanent interaction with the physical environment, both local and remote.
Nevertheless, many issues still hinder the widespread adoption of the IoT paradigm. They include, for instance, cost, security and privacy, perceived reliability, maintenance, efficient data aggregation and processing.
The aim of this special issue is to bring together innovative developments in areas related to WSNs and IoT, including but not limited to:
- cost (of node, energy, development, deployment, maintenance)
- energy (reliability, management)
- communication (security, resilience, low energy)
- adaptability (to environment, energy, faults)
- data processing (on nodes, distributed, aggregation, discovery, big data)
- self-learning (pattern discovery, prediction, auto-configuration)
- deployment (cost, error prevention, localization)
- high-level methods and tools for node and application design
- maintenance (troubleshooting, recurrent costs)
- applications (both new and enjoying new life)
Both review articles and original research papers relating to WSN and IoT are solicited. There is particular interest for papers with advances towards overcoming the adoption barriers for WSN and IoT.
Dr. Luciano Lavagno
Dr. Mihai T. Lazarescu
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- wireless sensor networks
- internet of things
- distributed processing
- energy management