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Semantic sensor information description and processing
KTH, School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Computer and Systems Sciences, DSV.
2008 (English)In: Proc. - Int. Conf. Sensor Technol. Appl. SENSORCOMM, Incl., MESH: Int. Conf. Adv. Mesh Netw., ENOPT: Int. Workshop Energy Opt, 2008, 456-461 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Wireless sensor networks (WSN) generate large volumes of raw data which possess natural heterogeneity. WSNs are normally application specific with no sharing or reusability of sensor data among applications. In order for applications and services to be developed independently of particular WSNs, sensor data need to be enriched with semantic information. In this paper, we propose a Semantic Web Architecture for Sensor Networks (SWASN). This information oriented architecture allows the sensor data to be understood and processed in a meaningful way by a variety of applications with different purposes. We develop ontologies for sensor data and use the Jena API for processing which includes querying and inference over sensor data. By studying a building fire emergency scenario, we show that semantic web technologies can provide high level information extraction and inference of sensor data.

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2008. 456-461 p.
, Proceedings - 2nd Int. Conf. Sensor Technol. Appl., SENSORCOMM 2008, Includes: MESH 2008 Conf. Mesh Networks; ENOPT 2008 Energy Optim. Wireless Sensors Networks, UNWAT 2008 Under Water Sensors Systems
Keyword [en]
Applications, Hybrid sensors, Information theory, Ontology, Reusability, Semantic Web, Semantics, Sensor networks, Sensors, Wireless telecommunication systems, Application specifics, Building fires, Information extractions, OF sensors, Raw datums, Semantic informations, Semantic sensors, Semantic web technologies, Sensor datums, Web architectures, Wireless sensor networks
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Computer Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-154293DOI: 10.1109/SENSORCOMM.2008.23ScopusID: 2-s2.0-55949124805ISBN: 9780769533308OAI: diva2:757715
2nd International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications, SENSORCOMM 2008, 25 August 2008 through 31 August 2008, Cap Esterel

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