Building Internet of Things-Enabled Digital Twins and Intelligent Applications Using a Real-time Linked Dataspace
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Smart environments have emerged in the form of smart cities, smart buildings, smart energy, smart water, and smart mobility. A key challenge in delivering smart environments is creating intelligent applications for end-users using the new digital infrastructures within the environment. In this chapter, we reflect on the experience of developing Internet of Things-based digital twins and intelligent applications within five different smart environments from an airport to a school. The goal has been to engage users within Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled smart environments to increase water and energy awareness, management, and conservation. The chapter covers the role of a Real-time Linked Dataspace to enable the creation of digital twins, and an evaluation of intelligent applications.
KeywordsDecision support Internet of Things Intelligent systems Smart environments Energy management Water management Dataspaces
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