Internet of Things: Principles and Paradigms

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Rajkumar Buyya, Amir Vahid Dastjerdi
Elsevier, May 11, 2016 - Computers - 378 pages

Internet of Things: Principles and Paradigms captures the state-of-the-art research in Internet of Things, its applications, architectures, and technologies. The book identifies potential future directions and technologies that facilitate insight into numerous scientific, business, and consumer applications. The Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm promises to make any electronic devices part of the Internet environment. This new paradigm opens the doors to new innovations and interactions between people and things that will enhance the quality of life and utilization of scarce resources.

To help realize the full potential of IoT, the book addresses its numerous challenges and develops the conceptual and technological solutions for tackling them. These challenges include the development of scalable architecture, moving from closed systems to open systems, designing interaction protocols, autonomic management, and the privacy and ethical issues around data sensing, storage, and processing.

  • Addresses the main concepts and features of the IoT paradigm
  • Describes different architectures for managing IoT platforms
  • Provides insight on trust, security, and privacy in IoT environments
  • Describes data management techniques applied to the IoT environment
  • Examines the key enablers and solutions to enable practical IoT systems
  • Looks at the key developments that support next generation IoT platforms
  • Includes input from expert contributors from both academia and industry on building and deploying IoT platforms and applications

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Part I IoT Ecosystem concepts and architectures
Part II IoT Enablersand solutions
Part III IoT Data andknowledgemanagement
Part IV IoT Reliabilitysecurity andprivacy
Part V IoT Applications
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About the author (2016)

Dr. Rajkumar Buyya is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Director of the Cloud Computing and
Distributed Systems (CLOUDS) Laboratory at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is also serving as the
founding CEO of Manjrasoft, a spin-off company of the University, commercializing its innovations in Cloud
Computing. He has authored over 650 publications and seven textbooks including Mastering Cloud Computing
from McGraw Hill, China Machine Press, and Morgan Kaufmann for Indian, Chinese and international markets
respectively. Dr. Buyya is one of the most highly-cited authors in Computer Sience and Software Engineering
worldwide. “A Scientometric Analysis of Cloud Computing Literature by German scientists ranked Dr. Buyya
as the World's Top-Cited Author and the World's Most-Productive Author in Cloud Computing. He has been
recognized as a Web of Science “Highly Cited Researcher for four consecutive years since 2016. Dr. Buyya
was recognized as Scopus Researcher of the Year 2017 with Excellence in Innovative Research Award from
Elsevier; "Lifetime Achievement Awards" from two Indian universities, and the “Best of the World, in the
Computing Systems field, by The Australian 2019 Research Review. Software technologies for Grid, Cloud, and
Fog computing developed under Dr. Buyya's leadership have gained rapid acceptance and are in use at several
academic institutions and commercial enterprises in 40 countries around the world. Dr. Buyya has led the
establishment and development of key community activities, including serving as foundation Chair of the IEEE
Technical Committee on Scalable Computing and five IEEE/ACM conferences. These contributions and the
international research leadership of Dr. Buyya are recognized through the award of the “2009 IEEE Medal for
Excellence in Scalable Computing from the IEEE Computer Society TCSC. Manjrasoft's Aneka Cloud
technology developed under his leadership has received the "Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award."
Dr. Buyya served as founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. He is currently
serving as Editor-in-Chief of Software: Practice and Experience, a long-standing journal in the field, established
more than 50 years ago.

Dr. Amir Vahid Dastjerdi is a research fellow with the Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (CLOUDS) laboratory at the University of Melbourne. He received his PhD in computer science from the University of Melbourne and his areas of interest include Internet of Things, Big data, and cloud computing. He is a technology enthusiast who has over a decade experience in distributed systems.

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