Martin Serrano

Martin Serrano
Insight Centre for Data Analytics · Internet of Things & Stream processing Research Unit

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Sensor-based applications are increasingly present in our everyday life. Due to the enormous quantity of sensor data produced, interpreting data and building interoperable sensor-based applications is needed. There are several problems to address the heterogeneity of (1) data format, (2) languages to describe sensor metadata, (3) models for structu...
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The Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial IoT (IIoT) have developed rapidly in the past few years, as both the Internet and "things" have evolved significantly. "Things" now range from simple Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) devices to smart wireless sensors, intelligent wireless sensors and actuators, robotic things, and autonomous vehicles...
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Recently, many approaches have been proposed to manage sensor data using semantic web technologies for effective heterogeneous data integration. However, our empirical observations revealed that these solutions primarily focused on semantic relationships and unfortunately paid less attention to spatio–temporal correlations. Most semantic approaches...
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The ever-increasing growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) has attracted a considerable amount of research attention from the Semantic Web community in order to address the challenge of poor interoperability. However, our survey of research work has shown that the goal of providing an intelligent processing and analysis engine for IoT has still not...
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The centralization of Internet of Things (IoT) services (data and applications) running in the cloud has been a tendency since the introduction of the concept-design that the IoT enables the orchestration/management of a huge amount of Internet connected objects. However, the adoption of this conceptual design imposes deployment limitations as high...
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FIESTA-IoT project provides a blueprint experimental infrastructure, software tools, semantic techniques, certification processes and best practices enabling IoT testbed/platforms to interconnect their facility's resources in an interoperable semantic way. FIESTA-IoT project enables the integration of IoT platform's resources, testbeds infrastructu...
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Data models and semantics are a key aspect for the valorization of data in cross-domain applications and to obtain knowledge/insights beyond the original applications (vertical use cases). An important role of Big Data and a key fundament of its success is this capacity to discover and extract new knowledge beyond the original use of data, in order...
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The Web of Things (WoT) is rapidly growing in popularity getting the interest of not only technologist and scientific communities but industrial, system integrators and solution providers. The key aspect of the WoT to succeed is the relatively, easy-to-build ecosystems nature inherited from the web and the capacity for building end-to-end solutions...
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Sentinel-1A is a 2-ton spacecraft of the Copernicus Earth observation program operated by ESA's Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany. Sentinel-1A and its sister spacecraft Sentinel-1B operate in a sun-synchronous orbit at about 700 km altitude. On 2016/08/23 17:07:37 UTC, Sentinel-1A suffered from an anomaly resulting in a sudden permanent...
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The Internet of Things (IoT) concept is evolving rapidly and influencing new developments in various application domains, such as the Internet of Mobile Things (IoMT), Autonomous Internet of Things (A-IoT), Autonomous System of Things (ASoT), Internet of Autonomous Things (IoAT), Internet of Things Clouds (IoT-C) and the Internet of Robotic Things...
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The Internet-of-Things (IoT) [61] has been identified as one of the main pillars of the world’s economies and the technology enabler for the evolution of the societies and for the future developments and improvement of the Internet [4]. A large number of research activities in Europe have been working in this direction i.e. FP7 projects in the cont...
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing how industrial and consumer markets are developing. Robotic devices, drones and autonomous vehicles, blockchains, augmented and virtual reality, digital assistants and machine learning (artificial intelligence or AI) are the technologies that will provide the next phase of development of IoT applications. Th...
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The Internet as we know it today is a critical infrastructure composed by communication services and end-user applications transforming all aspects of our lives. Recent advances in technology and the inexorable shift towards everything connected are creating a data-driven society where productivity, knowledge, and experience are dependent on increa...
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Fog of Things (FoT) is a new paradigm for design and implementation of Fog Computing platforms for the Internet of Things (IoT). The FoT proposal goes further than the Fog Computing in some directions: i) by using all the processing capacity of the network edge through performing data processing and service delivery on devices, gateways (very small...
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the second International Workshop on Interoperability and Open-Source Solutions for the Internet of Things, InterOSS-IoT 2016, held in Stuttgart, Germany, November 7, 2016. The 11 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 17 submissions during...
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This paper introduces an automated rule discovery approach for IoT device data (S-LOR: Sensor-based Linked Open Rules) and its use in smart cities. S-LOR is built following Linked OpenData(LOD)Standardsandprovidessupportforsemantics- based mechanisms to share, reuse and execute logical rules for interpreting data produced by IoT systems. S-LOR fol-...
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This documents describes the initial FIESTA-IoT sustainability plan. This follows a tried and tested approach towards sustainability, which is observed in our analysis of existing sustainability plans for experimental facilities and open source software. The approach is based on: firstly identifying what is the key FIESTA-IoT value offering; second...
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This paper presents an IoT architecture for the semantic interoperability of diverse IoT systems and applications in smart cities. The architecture virtualizes diverse IoT systems and ensures their modelling and representation according to common standards-based IoT ontologies. Furthermore, based on this architecture, the paper introduces a first-o...
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In the past few years, the viability of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology has been demonstrated, leading to increased possibilities for novel human-centric services in the smart cities. This development has resulted in numerous approaches being proposed for harnessing IoT for smart city applications. Having received a significant attention by...
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Semantic Web of Things (SWoT) applications focus on providing a wide-scale interoperability that allows the sharing of IoT devices across domains and the reusing of available knowledge on the web. However, the application development is difficult because developers have to do various tasks such as designing an application, annotating IoT data, inte...
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This paper is co-authored by an informal group of experts from a broad range of backgrounds all of whom are active in standards groups, consortia and/or alliances in the Internet of Things (IoT) space. The ambition is to create mindshare on approaches to semantic interoperability and to actively encourage consensus building on what the co-authors r...
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Semantic Web of Things is a new field combining Semantic Web and Internet of Things technologies to be surrounded by smart objects and applications connected to the Web. On one hand, one of the Linked Open Data applications, called DataHub aims at referencing datasets, on the other hand, the Linked Open Vocabularies (LOV) references more than 400 o...
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The Internet of Things (IoT) applications are be- ing actively developed and deployed to improve context-aware human-centric services, specifically targeting the area of smart cities. These IoT devices are already transforming people’s lives across various domains. Currently, the IoT applications are based on heterogeneous architectures (and standa...
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is experiencing fast adoption in the society, from industrial to home applications. The number of deployed sensors and connected devices to the Internet is changing our perspective and the way we understand the world. The development and generation of IoT applications is just starting and they will modify our physical a...
Technical Report
This document describes the dissemination and communication activities for the FIESTA-IoT project for the period M1 (February 2015) to M12 (January 2015). The dissemination plan is also presented, first describing how promotional material, FIESTA-IoT results, and FIESTA-IoT activities will be used to promote and engage with target communities in or...
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This deliverable describes the System Architecture for the FIESTA-IoT platform aiming at federating a large number of test-bed across the planet in order to offer experimenters with a unique experience of dealing and experimenting with a large number of semantically interoperable data sources. The architecting process leading to this document follo...
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Smart cities are becoming more and more popular. Currently, there is no unified and interoperable system which could be reused and redeployed in future smart cities. Having an interoperable: (1) system, (2) architecture, (3) workflow to process IoT data, (4) interoperable applications and services, and (5) secure access to data is becoming essentia...
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This paper presents an IoT architecture for the semantic interoperability of diverse IoT systems and applications in smart cities. The architecture virtualizes diverse IoT systems and ensures their modelling and representation according to common standards-based IoT ontologies. Furthermore, based on this architecture, the paper introduces a first-o...
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Recent research has shown an association between unemployment and suicide, but the mediating factors in this relationship are still unknown. In this study, we investigated the effect of unemployment and economic recession on suicide rates in the Spanish region of Galicia between 1975 and 2012 Method. We analysed age-standardised suicide rates in me...
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This deliverable analyzes the main testbeds and platforms participating in the FIESTA-IoT project. The testbeds and platforms that will be interconnected are: SmartSantander, University of Surrey, Com4Innov and KETI. This interconnection will enable the deployment of IoT experiments and allow services within federated utility-based cloud computing...
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Sensor technology and sensor networks have evolved so rapidly that they are now considered a core driver of the Internet of Things (IoT), however data analytics on IoT streams is still in its infancy. This paper introduces an approach to sensor data analytics by using the OpenIoTmiddleware; real time event processing and clustering algorithms have...
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This paper introduces the stack for service delivery models and interoperability in the Internet of Things. The main characteristics and functional layers of the IoT stack are described. The applicability of the IoT stack is described based on particular use cases and deployed pilots. The validation of the IoT stack in terms of functionality and ad...
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Despite the proliferation of Internet-of-Things (IoT) platforms for building and deploying IoT applications in the cloud, there is still no easy way to integrate heterogeneous geographically and administratively dispersed sensors and IoT services in a semantically interoperable fashion. In this paper we provide an overview of the OpenIoT project, w...
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This paper discusses about today's industry transformation process towards smarter industry, by means of semantic technologies, Internet of things and cloud computing enabling more intelligent services. In the field of smart industry services there are high demands for using information interoperability to, for example, enable automated services co...
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This paper gives an overview on interoperability challenges and in particular for semantic interoperability addressing manufacturing within the Internet of things research cluster (IERC). In the Internet of Things area, business and manufacturing aspects have not been clearly taken into account yet but there is an important need to include requirem...
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the International Workshop on Interoperability and Open-Source Solutions for the Internet of Things, FP7 OpenIot Project, held in Conjunction with SoftCOM 2014, in Split, Croatia, in September 2014. The 11 revised full papers presented together with the extended abstracts...
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This position paper is an output of the Activity Chain 05 in the Internet of Things Cluster (IERC). The IERC has created a number of activity chains to support close cooperation between the projects addressing IoT topics and to form an arena for exchange of ideas and open dialog on important research challenges. The activity chains are defined as w...
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Internet of Things systems rely on the principles for service deployment and configuration based on delivery models. The predominant service delivery model for the Internet of Things architecture is a novel approach to create a global IoT system for Internet Connected Objects. While the service control loop has already been proposed (autonomics), t...
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In today's IT systems, the enormous amount of data and the increasing demand to produce knowledge (by aggregating data), generate the necessity of re-thinking if current information systems are optimally designed for managing such amount of information. If the answer is no, then what are the best practices to make more efficient the managing operat...
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Recent advances in the Internet of Things (IoT) domain for deploying IoT data systems within the cloud have generated Internet-connected silos of sensor technology which make the collection and processing of sensor-generated information more complex. A viable solution to this problem is the use of local sub-servers acting as collector's hubs betwee...
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This chapter introduces successful deployments of the OpenIoT platform in the manufacturing and farming domains by means of smart applications. OpenIoT is an award-winner open source platform for building and deployment semantically interoperable IoT deployments in the cloud. It allows the streaming and semantic unification of diverse data streams...
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By following an analysis of the state of the art in the convergence of cloud computing and the Internet of Things IoT, this paper presents design principles for the IoT in cloud environments. A framework for on-demand establishment of IoT services based on the automated formulation of societies of internet-connected objects is described and the int...
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Peri-implantitis is characterized by the presence of inflammation and bone loss around a dental implant. Peri-implantitis is one of the causes of implant failure, however the sequence of events that leads to peri-implantitis in humans is unknown. Objectives: The purpose of this study is to determine the composition of inflammatory infiltrate presen...
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Understanding palatal development is a prerequisite for treatment of orofacial clefts. The secondary palate forms from mesenchymal shelves covered with epithelium, which adhere to form the midline epithelial seam (MES). One theory suggests that MES cells follow epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT) forming a fused palate. Previous experiments...
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In today's IT systems, the enormous amount of data and the increasing demand to produce knowledge (by aggregating data), generate the necessity of re-thinking if current information systems are optimally designed for managing such amount of information. If the answer is no, then what are the best practices to make more efficient the managing operat...
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The management performance of cloud systems is measured by the capacity of the cloud for controlling virtual infrastructures and their capability to run parallel-computing applications and distributed-processing services independently. The challenge about how this management performance can be done more dynamically (self-organization) by means of d...