Internet of Things: Principles and Paradigms

Rajkumar Buyya and Amir Vahid Dastjerdi(Eds.)

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 978-0-12-805395-9


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Sample Chapter Chapter 1 Internet of Things: An Overview

Call for Book Chapters


The Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm promises to make “things” including consumer electronic devices or home appliances such as medical devices, fridge, cameras, and sensors part of the Internet environment. This paradigm opens the doors to new innovations that will build novel type of interactions among things and humans and enables the realization of smart cities, infrastructures, and services for enhancing the quality of life and utilization of resources.

To realize the full potential of IoT paradigm, researchers and practitioners need to address several challenges and develop suitable conceptual and technological solutions for tackling them. These include development of scalable architecture, moving from closed systems to open systems, dealing with privacy and ethical issues involved in data sensing, storage, processing, and actions, designing interaction protocols, and autonomic management.  


The primary purpose of this book is to capture the state-of-the-art in Internet of Things, its applications, architectures, and technologies. The book also aims to identify potential research directions and technologies that will facilitate insight generation in various domains from science, industry, business, and consumer applications. We expect the book to serve as a reference for larger audience such as systems architects, practitioners, developers, new researchers and graduate level students.   

Topics of Interest

Topics for potential chapters include, but are not limited, to:

1. Internet of Things (IoT) Architecture

·         Massively scalable architectures for IoT

·         Openness, resource sharing and management

·         Things discovery, addressing and naming

·         Cloud computing for IoT

·         Interactions protocols

·         Autonomic management

·         Open service platform

2. Internet of Things Applications, Solutions and Enablers

·         Programming systems

·         Smart infrastructures

·         Applications and interactions for Social IoT

·         Crowd-sourcing and crowd-sensing and IoT

·         Mobile computing and smart phones for IoT

·         Cyborgs and personal devices

·         Resource-constrained devices management and optimization  

     3. Internet of Things Reliability, Security and Privacy

 ·         Robustness and reliability challenges

 ·         Openness versus security

 ·         IoT privacy challenges and solutions

 ·         Security and identity management for IoT

 ·         Trust management

 ·         Management policies

 ·         Light-weight cryptography solutions

    4. Internet of Things Data Management

 ·         Data analytics

 ·         Rea- time streaming data  processing

 ·         Knowledge discovery

 ·         Visualization of IoT data

 ·         Lightweight data structure

 ·         Semantic technologies and IoT

 ·         Data storage and data-centric solutions


Important Dates - Proposed

Chapter Proposal: You are invited to submit a 1-2 pages proposal to describing the topic of your chapter. The proposal should include the chapter organization, anticipated number of pages of the final manuscript and brief biography of authors.  We plan to follow the timeline given below:

·         Proposal deadline: April 30, 2015 (Early expression of interest is highly encouraged)

·         Notification of proposal acceptance: May 15, 2015

·         Full draft chapter submission: Aug 15, 2015

·         Chapter review report to authors: Sep 15, 2015

·         Final version submission: Oct. 15, 2015

Early submission is highly appreciated as the editors would like to have progressive dialogue and work with prospective authors to bring out a book of wide appeal.

If we receive more than one proposal for a chapter on the same topic, the editors may request authors to collaborate to develop an integrated chapter.

Manuscript Submission

Each accepted chapter should have about 20-35 A4 pages. We expect to deliver CRC of the book to the publisher. A MS Word template will be provided later.


Primary Editor – Contact Person:

Dr. Rajkumar Buyya

Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory

Dept. of Computing and Information Systems

The University of Melbourne, Australia





    Dr. Amir Vahid Dastjerdi

    Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory

    Dept. of Computing and Information Systems

    The University of Melbourne, Australia

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