Internet of Things - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780128144350

Internet of Things

2nd Edition

Technologies and Applications for a New Age of Intelligence

Authors: Vlasios Tsiatsis Stamatis Karnouskos Jan Holler David Boyle Catherine Mulligan
Paperback ISBN: 9780128144350
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2018
Page Count: 390
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Internet of Things: Technologies and Applications for a New Age of Intelligence outlines the background and overall vision for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), as well as associated emerging technologies. Key technologies are described including device communication and interactions, connectivity of devices to cloud-based infrastructures, distributed and edge computing, data collection, and methods to derive information and knowledge from connected devices and systems using artificial intelligence and machine learning. Also included are system architectures and ways to integrate
these with enterprise architectures, and considerations on potential business impacts and regulatory requirements.

Key Features

  • Presents a comprehensive overview of the end-to-end system requirements for successful IoT solutions
  • Provides a robust framework for analyzing the technology and market requirements for a broad variety of IoT solutions
  • Covers in-depth security solutions for IoT systems
  • Includes a detailed set of use cases that give examples of real-world implementation


Mobile and wireless communications engineers, IT engineers, electronics engineers who need to understand IoT at an in-depth level to build and manage IoT Solutions. Graduate students taking courses on IoT

Table of Contents


Chapter 1

1.1 Introduction to the book

1.2 Structure of the Book

Chapter 2 - Origins and IoT Landscape

2.1 Background and evolution of CPS / IoT / Big Data / M2M

2.2 Differing characteristics

2.3 The Global Context

2.4 Use Case example

Chapter 3 - A Market Perspective

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Some definitions

3.4 Value Chains

3.5 An Emerging Industrial Structure around IoT

3.5.1 Industrial IoT

3.5.2 Consumer IoT

3.6 A Framework for Approaching Market Development

3.7 Use case example

3.8 Conclusions

Chapter 4 - An Architectural Perspective

4.1 Building an Architecture

4.2 The IoT Architecture Landscape

4.3 Requirements and Main Design Principles

4.4 Standards Considerations


Chapter 5 Technology Fundamentals

5.1 Devices and Gateways

5.2 NFC, RFID and Tags

5.3 Local and Wide Area Networking

5.4 Data Management

5.5 Business Processes in IoT

5.6 Distributed Cloud and Edge Computing

5.7 Machine Intelligence

5.8 Distributed Ledgers and Applications

5.8 Next Steps

Chapter 6. Security

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Basic Principles

6.3 Architecture and Standards

6.4 Use Cases

6.5 Future Developments in Security

Chapter 7. Trust, Identity and Privacy

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Architectures for Ensuring Trust in IoT Networks

7.3 Architectures for Establishing Identity in IoT Networks

7.4 Privacy Solutions for IoT Networks

7.5 Use Cases


Chapter 8. IoT Architecture and State of the Art

8.1 Introduction

8.2 State of the Art

8.2.1 oneM2M

8.2.2 ITU-T

8.2.3 IETF

8.2.4 ISO/IEC JTC 1/WG 10

8.2.5 IoT-A

8.2.6 IIC/IIRA

8.2.7 RAMI

8.2.8 W3C

8.2.9 NIST CPS

8.2.10 EPCIS

Chapter 9: Architecture Reference Model

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Reference Model and Architecture

9.3 IoT Reference Model

9.4 Functional View

9.5 Information View

9.6 Deployment and Operational View

9.7 Other Relevant Architectural Views

Chapter 10: Real-World Design Constraints

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Technical Design Constraints

10.3 Data Representation

10.4 Interaction and Remote Control


Chapter 11: Introduction to Use

Chapter 12: Asset Management

Chapter 13: Industrial Automation

Chapter 14: The Smart Grid

Chapter 15: Commercial Building Automation

Chapter 16: Smart Cities

Chapter 17: Participatory Sensing

Chapter 18: Robotics

Chapter 19: Autonomous Vehicles

Chapter 20: Logistics

Chapter 21: Conclusions and Looking Ahead

Appendix A - Open source software implementations to use IoT


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About the Author

Vlasios Tsiatsis

Vlasios Tsiatsis is a Senior Researcher at Ericsson Research, Ericsson AB. He holds a Ph.D. in the area of Networked Embedded Systems from the University of California, Los Angeles focusing on energy management of Wireless Sensor Networks. At Ericsson Research he applied his sensor network expertise on IoT-related European Union projects such as RUNES, SENSEI, IoT-i and CityPulse as well as internal Ericsson corporate research projects around ma-chine/man/mobile-to-machine and IoT services. Vlasios has extensive theoretical and practical experience on IoT technologies and deployments and his research interests include system architecture, management of complex and heterogeneous systems including IoT, semantic technologies and their application on IoT systems as well the management of data emanating from large IoT deployments.

Affiliations and Expertise

Ericsson, Sweden

Stamatis Karnouskos

Stamatis Karnouskos is an Expert on M2M / Internet of Things within SAP. He investigates the added-value of integrating networked embedded devices in enterprise systems. For more than 15 years Stamatis leads efforts in several European Commission and industry funded projects related to industrial automation, smart grids, Internet-based services and architectures, software agents, mobile commerce, security and mobility. He serves in the technical advisory board of Internet Protocol for Smart Objects Alliance (IPSO), and the Permanent Stakeholder Group of the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Expert on M2M/Internet of Things SAP, Mannheim, Germany

Jan Holler

Jan Höller is a Principal Researcher at Ericsson Research where he has a responsibility to define and drive technology and research strategies, and to contribute to the company strategies in the area of M2M and Internet of Things. He established Ericsson’s research activities in the Internet of Things almost a decade ago, and has since then continued to contribute to the company strategies in the area of M2M and Internet of Things towards the Ericsson vision of “50 Billion connected devices” in the Networked Society. Jan has held various positions in Strategic Product Management, Technology Management and has since he joined Ericsson Research in 1999 led different research activities and research groups. He also serves as secretary on the Board of Directors at the IPSO Alliance.

Affiliations and Expertise

Ericsson, Sweden

David Boyle

David Boyle is a Research Fellow in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London. A member of the Optical and Semiconductor Devices Group, and contributing to the Digital Economy Laboratory, his research interests lie at the intersection of applied complex sensing, actuation and control systems (cyber-physical systems), data analytics, and digital economy. David received his PhD in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the University of Limerick, Ireland, in 2009, having graduated with a B. Eng. (Hons) in Computer Engineering in 2005. His work has been recognised and awarded internationally, and published in the leading technical journals, including the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (TIE), and Informatics (TII). He actively participates on a number of Technical Program, and Organising Committees, notably Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), and the ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems; the premier conference in the field. Before joining Imperial, David worked with Wireless Sensor Network and Microelectronics Applications Integration Groups in the Microsystems Centre at Tyndall National Institute, and the Embedded Systems Research Group, University College Cork, Ireland, primarily developing ‘green' wireless sensor networks to enable sustainable structural health monitoring. Previously, he was with France Telecom R&D - Orange Labs, focussing on end-to-end quality of service for urban machine-to-machine (M2M) services, and a Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar at the Higher Technical School of Telecommunications Engineering, Technical University of Madrid (ETSIT UPM).

Affiliations and Expertise

Imperial College, London, UK

Catherine Mulligan

Dr Cathy Mulligan is a Visiting Researcher at Imperial College and was a founding Co-Director of the ICL Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering. She is also a Senior Research Associate at University College where she is Chief Technology Officer of the GovTech Lab and DataNet, which focuses on the potential and application of blockchain, AI and advanced communications technologies as a foundational part of the world’s economy. Cathy is an expert and fellow of the World Economic Forum’s Blockchain council and has recently become a member of the United Nations Secretary General’s High Level Panel on Digital Co-Operation. She holds a PhD and MPhil from the University of Cambridge and is the author of several books on telecommunications including EPC and IoT.

Affiliations and Expertise

Imperial College, London, UK.

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