POSITRON: Efficient Allocation of Smart City Multifunctional IoT Devices Aware of Computing Resources





Resource Allocation, Policy-based Management, Multifunctional IoT Devices


Many IoT scenarios demand continuous capture of information from multifunctional sensors and smart units, as well as sending those data to cloud centers. However, allocating tasks to these sensors is not straightforward due to the urgency and priority that each type of data collection requires depending on the needs of the urban environment. This paper presents the POSITRON scheme for managing the sensing allocation in a multifunctional IoT network from previously defined policies. The policies take into account the characteristics of the applications running on the network and the different specifications of the available devices. We implemented POSITRON in a network simulator aiming to analyze its efficiency in allocating network resources. The results point out that considering the requirements demanded by applications and the distinct characteristics of multifunctional IoT devices brings benefits to resource allocation.


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How to Cite

da Silva, L. H. B., da Silva, J. L. F., Lins, R. P., Matos, F. M., dos Santos, A. L., & Maciel Jr., P. D. (2024). POSITRON: Efficient Allocation of Smart City Multifunctional IoT Devices Aware of Computing Resources. Journal of Internet Services and Applications, 15(1), 112–124. https://doi.org/10.5753/jisa.2024.3833



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