Towards energy and resource efficient Internet-of-Things: a design principle combining computation, communications and protocols

Sheng, Zhengguo, Tian, Daxin and Leung, Victor (2017) Towards energy and resource efficient Internet-of-Things: a design principle combining computation, communications and protocols. IEEE Communications Magazine. ISSN 0163-6804 (Accepted)

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Abstract

Advances in future computing and communications to support Internet-of-Things (IoT) are becoming more important as the need to better utilize resources and make them energy efficient. As a result, it is predicted that intelligent devices and networks, including wireless sensor networks (WSN), will become the new interfaces to support future IoT applications. However, many open challenges remain, which are mostly due to the resource constraints imposed by various hardware platforms and complex characteristics of applications wishing to make use of IoT systems. Thus, it becomes critically important to study how the current approaches incorporating both computing and communications in this area can be improved, and at the same time better understand the opportunities for the research community to utilize the proposed approaches. To this end, this article presents an overview of our latest research results in sensor edge computing and lightweight communication protocols as well as their potential applications.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Engineering and Design
Research Centres and Groups: Sensor Technology Research Centre
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunication Including telegraphy, telephone, radio, radar, television
Depositing User: Zhengguo Sheng
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2017 10:00
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2018 11:53
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/70808

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