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Integrated Mobile Solutions in an Internet-of-Things Development Model

  • Issam Damaj
  • Safaa Kasbah
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Part of the EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing book series (EAISICC)

Abstract

The Internet-of-Things (IoT) is a revolutionary technology that is rapidly changing the world. IoT systems strive to provide automated solutions for almost every life aspect; traditional devices are becoming connected, ubiquitous, pervasive, wireless, context-aware, smart, and controlled through mobile solutions, to name but a few. IoT devices can now be found in our apartments, places of work, cars, buildings, and in almost every aspect of life. In this investigation, we propose an IoT system Development Model (IDM). The proposed IDM enables the development of IoT systems from concept to prototyping. The model comprises concept refinement pyramids, decision trees, realistic constraint lists, architecture and organization diagrams, communication interface patterns, use cases, and menus of analysis metrics and evaluation indicators. The investigation confirms that the proposed model enjoys several properties, such as clarity, conciseness, thoroughness, and productivity. The model is deployed for a variety of systems that belong to heterogeneous areas of application; the model is proven to be effective in application and successful in integrating mobile solutions. This chapter includes the presentation of the IDM sub-models, reasoning about their usefulness, and technical developments of several systems. The chapter includes thorough discussions, analysis of the model usability and application, and in-depth evaluations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electrical and Computer Engineering DepartmentAmerican University of KuwaitSalmiyaKuwait
  2. 2.Computer Science and Mathematics DepartmentLebanese American UniversityBeirutLebanon

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