IoT Architecture

  • Mohammad Ali Jabraeil Jamali
  • Bahareh Bahrami
  • Arash Heidari
  • Parisa Allahverdizadeh
  • Farhad Norouzi
Part of the EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing book series (EAISICC)


The domain of the internet of things will encompass a wide range of technologies. Thus, single reference architecture cannot be used as a blueprint for all possible concrete implementations. While a reference model can probably be identified, it is likely that several reference architectures will coexist in the internet of things. In this context, architecture is specifically defined as a framework for specifying the physical components and functional organization and configuration of a network, operational principles, and procedures, as well as data formats used in its operation. In fact, IoT is like an umbrella around all possible computer devices around us. Therefore, the IoT architecture should be open enough with open protocols to support a variety of existing network applications. Additionally, some middleware for scalability, security, and semantic representation should also be included to promote data world integration with the internet. This chapter provides a comprehensive review of the internet of things architectures.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad Ali Jabraeil Jamali
    • 1
  • Bahareh Bahrami
    • 2
  • Arash Heidari
    • 1
  • Parisa Allahverdizadeh
    • 1
  • Farhad Norouzi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Engineering, Shabestar BranchIslamic Azad UniversityShabestarIran
  2. 2.Young Researchers and Elite Club, Khoy BranchIslamic Azad UniversityKhoyIran

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