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1. Visible light communication: Applications, architecture, standardization and research challenges

May 2017
Latif Ullah Khan

The Radio Frequency (RF) communication suffers from interference and high latency issues. Along with this, RF communication requires a separate setup for transmission and reception of RF waves. Overcoming...

2. Machine learning for internet of things data analysis: a survey

August 2018
Mohammad Saeid Mahdavinejad | Mohammadreza Rezvan | Mohammadamin Barekatain | Peyman Adibi | Payam Barnaghi | Amit P. Sheth

Rapid developments in hardware, software, and communication technologies have facilitated the emergence of Internet-connected sensory devices that provide observations and data measurements from the...

3. A systematic literature review of blockchain cyber security

Available online 19 February 2019
Paul J. Taylor | Tooska Dargahi | Ali Dehghantanha | Reza M. Parizi | Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo

Since the publication of Satoshi Nakamoto's white paper on Bitcoin in 2008, blockchain has (slowly) become one of the most frequently discussed methods for securing data storage and transfer through...

4. A blockchain future for internet of things security: a position paper

August 2018
Mandrita Banerjee | Junghee Lee | Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo

Internet of Things (IoT) devices are increasingly being found in civilian and military contexts, ranging from smart cities and smart grids to Internet-of-Medical-Things, Internet-of-Vehicles, Internet-of-Military-Things,...

5. A roadmap for security challenges in the Internet of Things

April 2018
Arbia Riahi Sfar | Enrico Natalizio | Yacine Challal | Zied Chtourou

Unquestionably, communicating entities (object, or things) in the Internet of Things (IoT) context are playing an active role in human activities, systems and processes. The high connectivity of intelligent...

6. Edge computing technologies for Internet of Things: a primer

April 2018
Yuan Ai | Mugen Peng | Kecheng Zhang

With the rapid development of mobile internet and Internet of Things applications, the conventional centralized cloud computing is encountering severe challenges, such as high latency, low Spectral...

7. A survey of 5G technologies: regulatory, standardization and industrial perspectives

April 2018
António Morgado | Kazi Mohammed Saidul Huq | Shahid Mumtaz | Jonathan Rodriguez

In recent years, there have been significant developments in the research on 5th Generation (5G) networks. Several enabling technologies are being explored for the 5G mobile system era. The aim is to...

8. Real-time air pollution monitoring with sensors on city bus

Available online 16 March 2019
Sami Kaivonen | Edith C.-H. Ngai

This paper presents an experimental study on real-time air pollution monitoring using wireless sensors on public transport vehicles. The study is part of the GreenIoT project in Sweden, which utilizes...

9. Enabling intelligence in fog computing to achieve energy and latency reduction

February 2019
Quang Duy La | Mao V. Ngo | Thinh Quang Dinh | Tony Q.S. Quek | Hyundong Shin

Fog computing is an emerging architecture intended for alleviating the network burdens at the cloud and the core network by moving resource-intensive functionalities such as computation, communication,...

10. Job schedulers for Big data processing in Hadoop environment: testing real-life schedulers using benchmark programs

November 2017
Mohd Usama | Mengchen Liu | Min Chen

At present, big data is very popular, because it has proved to be much successful in many fields such as social media, E-commerce transactions, etc. Big data describes the tools and technologies needed...

11. Tracing manufacturing processes using blockchain-based token compositions

Available online 11 February 2019
Martin Westerkamp | Friedhelm Victor | Axel Küpper

Supply chain traceabiliy is one of the most promising use cases to benefit from characteristic of blockchain, such as decentralization, immutability and transparency, not requiring to build prior trust...

12. Analysis of identifiers on IoT platforms

Available online 15 May 2019
Haris Aftab | Komal Gilani | JiEun Lee | Lewis Nkenyereye | SeungMyeong Jeong | JaeSeung Song

The Internet of Things (IoT) provides new opportunities for different IoT platforms connecting various devices together. The need to identify those devices is foremost important to perform any kind...

13. A new type of blockchain for secure message exchange in VANET

Available online 26 April 2019
Rakesh Shrestha | Rojeena Bajracharya | Anish P. Shrestha | Seung Yeob Nam

In the Vehicular Ad-hoc NETworks (VANET), the collection and dissemination of life-threatening traffic event information by vehicles are of utmost importance. However, the traditional VANETs face several...

14. Middleware technologies for cloud of things: a survey

August 2018
Amirhossein Farahzadi | Pooyan Shams | Javad Rezazadeh | Reza Farahbakhsh

The next wave of communication and applications will rely on new services provided by the Internet of Things which is becoming an important aspect in human and machines future. IoT services are a key...

15. Cloud service performance evaluation: status, challenges, and opportunities – a survey from the system modeling perspective

May 2017
Qiang Duan

With rapid advancement of Cloud computing and networking technologies, a wide spectrum of Cloud services have been developed by various providers and utilized by numerous organizations as indispensable...

16. A survey of free space optical networks

May 2017
In Keun Son | Shiwen Mao

Free Space Optical (FSO) networks, also known as optical wireless networks, have emerged as viable candidates for broadband wireless communications in the near future. The range of the potential application...

17. Sarcastic sentiment detection in tweets streamed in real time: a big data approach

August 2016
S.K. Bharti | B. Vachha | R.K. Pradhan | K.S. Babu | S.K. Jena

Sarcasm is a type of sentiment where people express their negative feelings using positive or intensified positive words in the text. While speaking, people often use heavy tonal stress and certain...

18. Deep reinforcement learning-based joint task offloading and bandwidth allocation for multi-user mobile edge computing

February 2019
Liang Huang | Xu Feng | Cheng Zhang | Liping Qian | Yuan Wu

The rapid growth of mobile internet services has yielded a variety of computation-intensive applications such as virtual/augmented reality. Mobile Edge Computing (MEC), which enables mobile terminals...

19. Recent advances in industrial internet: Insights and challenges

Available online 10 July 2019
Wei Qin | Siqi Chen | Mugen Peng

The Industrial Internet is a promising technology combining industrial systems with Internet connectivity to significantly improve the product efficiency and reduce production cost by cooperating with...

20. Recent advancements in surface plasmon polaritons-plasmonics in subwavelength structures in microwave and terahertz regimes

November 2018
Rana Sadaf Anwar | Huansheng Ning | Lingfeng Mao

This paper presents a review of recent investigational studies on exciting Surface Plasmon Polaritons (SPPs) in MicroWave (MW) and TeraHertZ (THz) regimes by using subwavelength corrugated patterns...

21. Wireless Sensing for a Solar Power System

Available online 20 November 2018
Su Kyi | Attaphongse Taparugssanagorn

Wireless sensing is an excellent approach for remotely operated solar power system. Not only being able to get the sensor data, such as voltage, current, and temperature, the system can also have a...

22. Evolution and challenges of DNS-based CDNs

November 2018
Zheng Wang | Jun Huang | Scott Rose

DNS-based server redirecting is considered the most popular means of deploying CDNs. However, with the increasing use of remote DNS, DNS-based CDNs face a great challenge in performance degradation....

23. On the performance of web services, google cloud messaging and firebase cloud messaging

Available online 25 February 2019
Guido Albertengo | Fikru G. Debele | Waqar Hassan | Dario Stramandino

Smartphones and other connected devices rely on data services, such as Web Services (WS), Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) and Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM), to share the information they collect or use....

24. The challenges of M2M massive access in wireless cellular networks

February 2015
Andrea Biral | Marco Centenaro | Andrea Zanella | Lorenzo Vangelista | Michele Zorzi

The next generation of communication systems, which is commonly referred to as 5G, is expected to support, besides the traditional voice and data services, new communication paradigms, such as Internet...

25. A survey of edge computing based designs for IoT security

Available online 6 September 2019
Kewei Sha | T. Andrew Yang | Wei Wei | Sadegh Davari

Pervasive IoT applications enable us to perceive, analyze, control, and optimize the traditional physical systems. Recently security breaches in many IoT applications indicate that IoT applications...

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