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Sensors 2015, 15(9), 24054-24086; doi:10.3390/s150924054

A User-Centric Knowledge Creation Model in a Web of Object-Enabled Internet of Things Environment

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Department of CICE, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Youngin-si 449-791, Korea
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Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Daejeon 305-700, Korea
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Academic Editor: Leonhard M. Reindl
Received: 15 June 2015 / Revised: 8 September 2015 / Accepted: 10 September 2015 / Published: 18 September 2015
(This article belongs to the Section Sensor Networks)

Abstract

User-centric service features in a Web of Object-enabled Internet of Things environment can be provided by using a semantic ontology that classifies and integrates objects on the World Wide Web as well as shares and merges context-aware information and accumulated knowledge. The semantic ontology is applied on a Web of Object platform to virtualize the real world physical devices and information to form virtual objects that represent the features and capabilities of devices in the virtual world. Detailed information and functionalities of multiple virtual objects are combined with service rules to form composite virtual objects that offer context-aware knowledge-based services, where context awareness plays an important role in enabling automatic modification of the system to reconfigure the services based on the context. Converting the raw data into meaningful information and connecting the information to form the knowledge and storing and reusing the objects in the knowledge base can both be expressed by semantic ontology. In this paper, a knowledge creation model that synchronizes a service logistic model and a virtual world knowledge model on a Web of Object platform has been proposed. To realize the context-aware knowledge-based service creation and execution, a conceptual semantic ontology model has been developed and a prototype has been implemented for a use case scenario of emergency service. View Full-Text
Keywords: Internet of Things; Web of Objects; knowledge creation model; semantic ontology; user-centric Internet of things service Internet of Things; Web of Objects; knowledge creation model; semantic ontology; user-centric Internet of things service
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Kibria, M.G.; Fattah, S.M.M.; Jeong, K.; Chong, I.; Jeong, Y.-K. A User-Centric Knowledge Creation Model in a Web of Object-Enabled Internet of Things Environment. Sensors 2015, 15, 24054-24086.

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