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Special Issue "Real-Time AI over IoT Data"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Internet of Things".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 September 2019

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Arkady Zaslavsky

Distributed Systems & Security, School of Information Technology, Faculty of Science Engineering & Built Environment, Deakin University, Melbourne Burwood Campus, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
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Phone: +61-3-9545-8016
Interests: Internet of Things; context-awareness; mobile analytics; mobile agents; reasoning over IoT data streams; mobile computing
Guest Editor
Dr. Prem Prakash Jayaraman

Senior Lecturer, Head of Digital Innovation Lab, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne VIC 3122, Australia
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Interests: cloud computing; Internet of Things; mobile computing
Guest Editor
Dr. Sylvain Kubler

Université de Lorraine, CRAN (Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy), UMR 7039 Campus Sciences, BP 70239–54506, Vandoeuvre Cedex, France
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Interests: Internet of Things; cyber physical systems; semantic web; multi criteria decision making (MCDM); context-awareness

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a new internet evolution that involves connecting the billions of devices we refer to as smart things. The IoT offers enormous potential in delivering timely and accurate information that with relevant contextual information and intelligent processing can support business decisions. Another emerging area that complements the IoT and underpins its ability in delivering support for business decisions is artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence (AI) is a branch of computer science that develops machines and software capable of reasoning, discovering meaning, learning and generalising past experience. AI coupled with real-time IoT data streams enables various forms of analytics ranging from predictive to prescriptive, a key element in supporting real-time business decisions. IoT data coupled with real-time AI underpins the ability to develop AI-based IoT ecosystem-wide awareness of everything that is happening, happened, or might happen within the system realm, whether that is processes, events, activities, locations, or preferences.

In order to realise the enormous potential offered by combining IoT and AI, AI-driven IoT solutions need to be developed to support the real-time needs of the IoT while providing support for context-aware predictive to prescriptive analytics and actuation. This MDPI Sensors Special Issue is currently open for submission and aims to bring together researchers and application developers working at the intersection of the IoT and AI to develop the next generation of AI techniques, algorithms and solutions to support real-time analytics and actuation over IoT data. We also welcome quality review articles that analyse the gap between the state-of-the-art and the state-of-the-practice in the above areas. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Tools, services, technologies, algorithms and methods for real-time AI over IoT data
  • Novel computing architectures (e.g. fog/edge/cloud) for supporting AI-driven analytics
  • Techniques and frameworks for AI-driven IoT actuation
  • Open issues, challenges, and future perspective at the intersection of AI and IoT
  • Machine learning and simulation models for different IoT application domains
  • Case studies of applications of AI over IoT data
  • AI-enabled context- and situation-awareness in IoT
  • Cognitive Internet of Things
  • AI-driven privacy preservation in IoT
  • AI-driven IoT advanced sensing
  • Human, IoT and AI
  • AI-driven trust and secure IoT systems/solutions

Application topics of interest that demonstrate real-time AI over IoT include but are not limited to

  • Industry 4.0 use cases
  • Digital agriculture use cases
  • Smart cities use cases
  • Digital supply chain
  • Defence
  • Banking and finance

Prof. Dr. Arkady Zaslavsky
Dr. Prem Prakash Jayaraman
Dr. Sylvain Kubler
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sensors is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

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