Research Challenges and Perspectives on Wisdom Web of Things (W2T)

  • Ning ZhongEmail author
  • Jianhua Ma
  • Runhe Huang
  • Jiming Liu
  • Yiyu Yao
  • Yaoxue Zhang
  • Jianhui Chen
Part of the Web Information Systems Engineering and Internet Technologies Book Series book series (WISE)


The rapid development of the Internet and the Internet of Things accelerates the emergence of the hyper world. It has become a pressing research issue to realize the organic amalgamation and harmonious symbiosis among humans, computers and things in the hyper world, which consists of the social world, the physical world and the information world (cyber world). In this chapter, the notion of Wisdom Web of Things (W2T) is proposed in order to address this issue. As inspired by the material cycle in the physical world, the W2T focuses on the data cycle, namely “from things to data, information, knowledge, wisdom, services, humans, and then back to things.” A W2T data cycle system is designed to implement such a cycle, which is, technologically speaking, a practical way to realize the harmonious symbiosis of humans, computers and things in the emergin hyper world.


Ubiquitous Computing Data Cycle Brain Data Ubiquitous Computing Technology Transparent Computing 
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The work is partially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Number: 60905027), Beijing Natural Science Foundation (4102007), China Scholarship Council (CSC) (File No. 2009654018), Open Foundation of Key Laboratory of Multimedia and Intelligent Software (Beijing University of Technology), Beijing, Support Center for Advanced Telecommunications Technology Research, Foundation (SCAT), Japan, and JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (No.21500081), Japan.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ning Zhong
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Jianhua Ma
    • 7
  • Runhe Huang
    • 7
  • Jiming Liu
    • 3
    • 4
  • Yiyu Yao
    • 3
    • 5
  • Yaoxue Zhang
    • 8
  • Jianhui Chen
    • 3
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Life Science and InformaticsMaebashi Institute of TechnologyMaebashi-CityJapan
  2. 2.Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Future Internet Technology, The International WIC InstituteBeijing University of TechnologyBeijingChina
  3. 3.International WIC InstituteBeijing University of TechnologyBeijingChina
  4. 4.Department of Computer ScienceHong Kong Baptist UniversityKowloon TongHong Kong SAR
  5. 5.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of ReginaReginaCanada
  6. 6.Department of Computer Science and TechnologyTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  7. 7.Faculty of Computer and Information SciencesHosei UniversityTokyoJapan
  8. 8.Key Laboratory of Pervasive Computing, Ministry of Education, and Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology, Department of Computer Science and TechnologyTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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