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Collective Communications and Computation Mechanisms on the RF Channel for Organic Printed Smart Labels and Resource-limited IoT Nodes

Jakimovski, Predrag

Abstract:
Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) are seen as enabler technologies for realizing the Internet of Things (IoT). Organic and printed Electronics (OE) has the potential to provide low cost and all-printable smart RFID labels in high volumes. With regard to WSN, power harvesting techniques and resource-efficient communications are promising key technologies to create sustainable and for the environment friendly sensing devices. However, the implementation of OE smart labels is only allowing printable devices of ultra-low hardware complexity, that cannot employ standard RFID communications. And, the deployment of current WSN technology is far away from offering battery-free and low-cost sensing technology. To this end, the steady growth of IoT is increasing the demand for more network capacity and computational power. With respect to wireless communications research, the state-of-the-art employs superimposed radio transmission in form of physical layer network coding and computation over the MAC to increase information flow and computational power, but lacks on practicability and robustness so far. With regard to these research challenges we developed in particular two approaches, i.e., code-based Collective Communications for dense sensing environments, and time-based Collective Communications (CC) for resource-limited WSNs. ... mehr

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000097529
Veröffentlicht am 28.08.2019
Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Telematik (TM)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Publikationsjahr 2019
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen-ID: 1000097529
Verlag Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Umfang XIX, 189 S.
Art der Arbeit Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Informatik (INFORMATIK)
Institut Institut für Telematik (TM)
Prüfungsdatum 09.05.2019
Referent/Betreuer Prof. M. Beigl
Schlagwörter Collective Communications (CC), Internet of Things (IoT), organic and printed smart labels, RFID, WSN, superimposed radio transmission and computation, Intelligent Environments (IE), smart sensing, minimalistic and low-resource sensor nodes, ubiquitous computing, pervasive systems
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