Doctorate Course on IoT

Internet of Things: Putting new technilogies in relationship to well known research domains

Seville, May 2016. The cooperation between the University of Seville and Reutlingen has a very long tradition. Researchers have made longer stays at both institutions in order to enrich their own expertise and pass their experience to younger doctorate students. As an element of this tradition, today’s session forms part of this activity. Prof. Natividad Martínez contributes a session on Internet of Things. The session has been initiated and introduced by Prof. Juan Antonio Ortega head of the research group in Seville. 


Sevilla 2016 Doc

Prof. Dr. Juan Antonio Ortega (U Sevilla) and Prof. Dr. Natividad Martínez (U Reutlingen) opening the course session

The Internet of Things (IoT) seems to be omnipresent in our current world. Whether in smart homes, in connected cars, in smart factories or health technologies, many developments are related to IoT. But what is actually the Internet of Things and what is new about it? This lecture will present an introduction to the Internet of Things and its interpretation in different application domains. It will show the evolution of embedded systems towards the Internet of Things as well as the future expectations. A review of the most relevant hardware, software and network technologies in the field will be offered, including also data analytics and cloud solutions for IoT. Some practical experiences and initiatives in the different application domains will be highlighted. The lecture will close with a discussion on the current challenges of the Internet of Things.

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