About this book
Over the past two decades, we have witnessed unprecedented innovations in the development of miniaturized electromechanical devices and low-power wireless communication making practical the embedding of networked computational devices into a rapidly widening range of material entities.
This trend has enabled the coupling of physical objects and digital information into cyber-physical systems and it is widely expected to revolutionize the way resource computational consumption and provision will occur. Specifically, one of the core ingredients of this vision, the so-called Internet of Things (IoT), demands the provision of networked services to support interaction between conventional IT systems with both physical and artificial objects. In this way, IoT is seen as a combination of several emerging technologies, which enables the transformation of everyday objects into smart objects. It is also perceived as a paradigm that connects real world with digital world.
The focus of this book is on the novel collective and computational intelligence technologies that will be required to achieve this goal. While, one of the aims of this book is to discuss the progress made, it also prompts future directions on the utilization of inter-operable and cooperative next generation computational technologies, which supports the IoT approach, that being an advanced functioning towards an integrated collective intelligence approach for the benefit of various organizational settings.
Editors and affiliations
- Book Title Internet of Things and Inter-cooperative Computational Technologies for Collective Intelligence
- Series Title Studies in Computational Intelligence
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-34952-2
- Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
- Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
- eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
- Hardcover ISBN 978-3-642-34951-5
- Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-44462-3
- eBook ISBN 978-3-642-34952-2
- Series ISSN 1860-949X
- Series E-ISSN 1860-9503
- Edition Number 1
- Number of Pages XVI, 476
- Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
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From the reviews:“The book does give definitions and examples of what the Internet of Things is now and what it might become. … if you are a PhD student in computing looking for very detailed information about how one might develop an Internet of Things application that might scale over the entire Web in a variety of scenarios, this book may be a valuable reference for you.” (Joan Horvath, Computing Reviews, May, 2013)