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A De-verticalizing Middleware for IoT Systems Based on Information Centric Networking Design

  • Giuseppe PiroEmail author
  • Giuseppe Ribezzo
  • Luigi Alfredo Grieco
  • Nicola  Blefari-Melazzi
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 766)

Abstract

The Internet of Things is rapidly diffusing and many standalone platforms have been deployed in different domains. Since these solutions are still isolated, the definition of a globally unified platform embracing different and heterogeneous Internet of Things systems is gaining momentum. In the Internet Research Task Force context, the Information-Centric Networking Research Group envisages the possibility to reach this challenging goal by properly leveraging the communication primitives of the Information-Centric Networking paradigm. In line with this vision, this contribution proposes a concrete solution that offers: name-based communication scheme, flexible data delivery, support for heterogeneous network infrastructures, platform interoperability, and technology-independent implementation of high-level applications. Moreover, a proof-of-concept implementation is presented for further describing the main functionalities of the designed approach and demonstrating its correct execution in a real environment.

Keywords

ICN-IoT Internames Middleware Experimental testbed 

Notes

Acknowledgment

This work was framed in the context of the project BonVoyage, which received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 635867. The authors would like to acknowledge Giovanna Capurso for the work done on the graphical interface. The outcomes of this work are also exploited in the Galileo cooperation program “A de-verticalized machine-to-machine platform for smart building applications” (Project n.: G15_12).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Piro
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Giuseppe Ribezzo
    • 1
    • 3
  • Luigi Alfredo Grieco
    • 1
    • 3
  • Nicola  Blefari-Melazzi
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Information Engineering (DEI)Politecnico di BariBariItaly
  2. 2.Department of Electronic EngineeringUniversity of Rome “Tor Vergata”RomeItaly
  3. 3.CNIT, Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le TelecomunicazioniParmaItaly

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