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ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems - Special Issue on the Internet of Things: Part 2, Volume 2 Issue 3, July 2018

Section: Special Issue on the Internet of Things: Part 2

Preface to the Special Issue: Toward an Efficient and Effective Internet of Things for Cyber-Physical Systems (Part II)
Wei Zhao, Tarek Abdelzaher
Article No.: 15
DOI: 10.1145/3203213

CHARIOT: Goal-Driven Orchestration Middleware for Resilient IoT Systems
Subhav Pradhan, Abhishek Dubey, Shweta Khare, Saideep Nannapaneni, Aniruddha Gokhale, Sankaran Mahadevan, Douglas C. Schmidt, Martin Lehofer
Article No.: 16
DOI: 10.1145/3134844

An emerging trend in Internet of Things (IoT) applications is to move the computation (cyber) closer to the source of the data (physical). This paradigm is often referred to as edge computing. If edge resources are pooled together, they can...

Distributed Trade-Based Edge Device Management in Multi-Gateway IoT
Farzad Samie, Vasileios Tsoutsouras, Lars Bauer, Sotirios Xydis, Dimitrios Soudris, Jörg Henkel
Article No.: 17
DOI: 10.1145/3134842

The Internet-of-Things (IoT) envisions an infrastructure of ubiquitous networked smart devices offering advanced monitoring and control services. The current art in IoT architectures utilizes gateways to enable application-specific connectivity to...

A Survey of Mobile Crowdsensing Techniques: A Critical Component for The Internet of Things
Jinwei Liu, Haiying Shen, Husnu S. Narman, Wingyan Chung, Zongfang Lin
Article No.: 18
DOI: 10.1145/3185504

Mobile crowdsensing serves as a critical building block for emerging Internet of Things (IoT) applications. However, the sensing devices continuously generate a large amount of data, which consumes much resources (e.g., bandwidth, energy, and...

SLATS: Simultaneous Localization and Time Synchronization
Paul Martin, Andrew Symington, Mani Srivastava
Article No.: 19
DOI: 10.1145/3134841

As the density of wireless, resource-constrained sensors grows, so does the need to choreograph their actions across both time and space. Recent advances in ultra-wideband RF communication have enabled accurate packet timestamping, which can be...

Toward Battery-Free Wearable Devices: The Synergy between Two Feet
Qianyi Huang, Yan Mei, Wei Wang, Qian Zhang
Article No.: 20
DOI: 10.1145/3185503

Recent years have witnessed the prevalence of wearable devices. Wearable devices are intelligent and multifunctional, but they rely heavily on batteries. This greatly limits their application scope, where replacement of battery or recharging is...

Feature-Driven Mediator Synthesis: Supporting Collaborative Security in the Internet of Things
Amel Bennaceur, Thein Than Tun, Arosha K. Bandara, Yijun Yu, Bashar Nuseibeh
Article No.: 21
DOI: 10.1145/3134843

As the number, complexity, and heterogeneity of connected devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) increase, so does our need to secure these devices, the environment in which they operate, and the assets they manage or control. Collaborative...

Systematically Ensuring the Confidence of Real-Time Home Automation IoT Systems
Lei Bu, Wen Xiong, Chieh-Jan Mike Liang, Shi Han, Dongmei Zhang, Shan Lin, Xuandong Li
Article No.: 22
DOI: 10.1145/3185501

Recent advances and industry standards in Internet of Things (IoT) have accelerated the real-world adoption of connected devices. To manage this hybrid system of digital real-time devices and analog environments, the industry has pushed several...