A Service-Oriented Discovery Framework for Cooperating Smart Objects

  • Marco LackovicEmail author
  • Paolo Trunfio
Part of the Internet of Things book series (ITTCC)


The chapter presents a service-oriented framework designed to support indexing, discovery and selection of network-enabled Smart objects. The framework allows the dynamical discovery of distributed Smart objects and, specifically, the services and operations they provide. To this end, a new metadata model has been defined to describe features, services, and operations of network-enabled Smart objects, and a service-oriented service, accessible through a REST interface, has been implemented for registering, searching and selecting Smart objects on the basis of application needs. The chapter describes the metadata model, the framework architecture and implementation, and the programming APIs.


Discovery Service Smart Object Metadata Model Client Interface Apache Tomcat 
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The authors would like to thank Giovanni Cirelli for his implementation efforts. This work has been partially supported by TETRis - TETRA Innovative Open Source Services, funded by the Italian Government (PON 01-00451).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of CalabriaRendeItaly
  2. 2.DIMESUniversity of CalabriaRende (CS)Italy

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