Internet of Things: A Comprehensive Guide to Successful IoT System Design
 - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780128144350, 9780128144367

Internet of Things: A Comprehensive Guide to Successful IoT System Design

2nd Edition

Authors: Jan Holler Vlasios Tsiatsis Catherine Mulligan Stamatis Karnouskos David Boyle
eBook ISBN: 9780128144367
Paperback ISBN: 9780128144350
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2018
Page Count: 411
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Internet of Things: A Comprehensive Guide to Successful IoT System Designs, Second Edition, outlines the subject matter's background and overall vision for the IoT and cyber physical systems (CPS), also touching on emerging technologies, such as device communication and their interaction, physical instrumentation of devices to the cloud infrastructures, IoT data collection, analytics and business impact. In addition, the book includes sections on how to derive information and knowledge from IoT, how to integrate IoT into enterprise processes, and information on system architectures and regulatory requirements. Chapters are authored by experts in the technology and business aspects of the IoT and CPS.

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, electronic 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

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

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

Catherine Mulligan

Dr Catherine Mulligan is a Research Fellow in Innovation and Entrepreneurship with a joint appointment to the Department of Computing where she is Co-Director of the Imperial College Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering. Cathy has worked extensively with real-world IoT solutions, in particular within the smart city context. She is an advisor to several governments and multinational corporations globally about the role of digitalisation on economic growth and prior to her academic career gained 15 years international experience in the mobile telecommunications industry. She has authored 5 books covering both the technology and economics of themobile communications industries including SAE/EPC & M2M/IoT. Cathy is a memberof the Open and Agile Smart Cities (OASC) Task Force, where she leads Standardisation Activities around ETSI, ISO, ITU, 5G and Open APIs. Dr Mulligan is also a Director and co-Founder of Contextualised and a Visiting Fellow at the Glasgow School of Art Institute for Design Innovation (INDI). Catherine received her PhD from the University of Cambridge.

Affiliations and Expertise

Imperial College, London, UK.

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

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

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