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Sensors 2017, 17(10), 2159; https://doi.org/10.3390/s17102159

ROSA: Resource-Oriented Service Management Schemes for Web of Things in a Smart Home

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Department of Computer Science, National Chengchi University, Taipei 11605, Taiwan
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Program in Digital Content and Technologies, National Chengchi University, Taipei 11605, Taiwan
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StarVedia Corporation Inc., Zhubei 302, Taiwan
Current address: Department of Computer Science, National Chengchi University, NO.64, Section 2, ZhiNan Rd., Wenshan District, Taipei 11605, Taiwan.
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Received: 18 July 2017 / Revised: 4 September 2017 / Accepted: 18 September 2017 / Published: 21 September 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Sensors for Sustainable Smart Cities and Smart Buildings)
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Abstract

A Pervasive-computing-enriched smart home environment, which contains many embedded and tiny intelligent devices and sensors coordinated by service management mechanisms, is capable of anticipating intentions of occupants and providing appropriate services accordingly. Although there are a wealth of research achievements in recent years, the degree of market acceptance is still low. The main reason is that most of the devices and services in such environments depend on particular platform or technology, making it hard to develop an application by composing the devices or services. Meanwhile, the concept of Web of Things (WoT) is becoming popular recently. Based on WoT, the developers can build applications based on popular web tools or technologies. Consequently, the objective of this paper is to propose a set of novel WoT-driven plug-and-play service management schemes for a smart home called Resource-Oriented Service Administration (ROSA). We have implemented an application prototype, and experiments are performed to show the effectiveness of the proposed approach. The results of this research can be a foundation for realizing the vision of “end user programmable smart environments”. View Full-Text
Keywords: IoT; Web of Things; REST; Web Services; Universal Plug and Play (UPnP); smart home IoT; Web of Things; REST; Web Services; Universal Plug and Play (UPnP); smart home
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Liao, C.-F.; Chen, P.-Y. ROSA: Resource-Oriented Service Management Schemes for Web of Things in a Smart Home. Sensors 2017, 17, 2159.

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