Energy-aware smart connectivity for IoT networks: enabling smart ports

Ozturk, M., Imran, M. and Jaber, M. (2018) Energy-aware smart connectivity for IoT networks: enabling smart ports. Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 2018, 5379326. (doi:10.1155/2018/5379326)

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Abstract

The Internet of Things (IoT) is spreading much faster than the speed at which the supporting technology is maturing. Today, there are tens of wireless technologies competing for IoT and a myriad of IoT devices with disparate capabilities and constraints. Moreover, each of many verticals employing IoT networks dictates distinctive and differential network qualities. In this work, we present a context-aware framework that jointly optimises the connectivity and computational speed of the IoT network to deliver the qualities required by each vertical. Based on a smart port application, we identify energy efficiency, security, and response time as essential quality features and consider a wireless realisation of IoT connectivity using short range and long-range technologies. We propose a reinforcement learning technique and demonstrate significant reduction in energy consumption while meeting the quality requirements of all related applications.

Item Type:Articles
Additional Information:The first author was supported by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of National Education (MoNE-1416/YLSY).
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Imran, Professor Muhammad and OZTURK, Metin
Authors: Ozturk, M., Imran, M., and Jaber, M.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy
Journal Name:Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing
Publisher:Wiley
ISSN:1530-8669
ISSN (Online):1530-8677
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2018 The Authors
First Published:First published in Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing 2018:5379326
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
3007250Distributed Autonomous Resilient Emergency Management System (DARE)Muhammad ImranEngineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)EP/P028764/1ENG - Systems Power & Energy