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Sensors 2017, 17(2), 332; doi:10.3390/s17020332

A Web of Things-Based Emerging Sensor Network Architecture for Smart Control Systems

School of Computer Science and Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 41566, Korea
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Received: 14 November 2016 / Accepted: 4 February 2017 / Published: 9 February 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Topology Control in Emerging Sensor Networks)
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The Web of Things (WoT) plays an important role in the representation of the objects connected to the Internet of Things in a more transparent and effective way. Thus, it enables seamless and ubiquitous web communication between users and the smart things. Considering the importance of WoT, we propose a WoT-based emerging sensor network (WoT-ESN), which collects data from sensors, routes sensor data to the web, and integrate smart things into the web employing a representational state transfer (REST) architecture. A smart home scenario is introduced to evaluate the proposed WoT-ESN architecture. The smart home scenario is tested through computer simulation of the energy consumption of various household appliances, device discovery, and response time performance. The simulation results show that the proposed scheme significantly optimizes the energy consumption of the household appliances and the response time of the appliances. View Full-Text
Keywords: Web of Things; smart home; smart control systems; emerging sensor networks Web of Things; smart home; smart control systems; emerging sensor networks
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Khan, M.; Silva, B.N.; Han, K. A Web of Things-Based Emerging Sensor Network Architecture for Smart Control Systems. Sensors 2017, 17, 332.

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