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A Distributed Range Query Framework for Internet of Things
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Information and Communication systems.
2014 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

With the rapid development of information technology, applications referring to the Internet of things are booming. Applications that gather information from sensors and affect the context environment with actuators can provide customized and intelligent behaviour to users. These applications have become widely used nowadays in daily life and have initiated the multi-dimensional range query demand referring to the Internet of things. As the data information is fully distributed and the devices like sensors, mobile phones, etc., has limited resources and finite energy, supporting efficient range query is a tough challenge. In this paper, we have proposed a distributed range query framework for Internet of things. In order to save energy costs and reduce the network traffic, we suggest a reporting data range mechanism in the sensing peers, which choose to report a data range and report again only when the peer senses an abnormal data instead of the common moving data method. In addition, we selected some strong peers to be used as the super peers to create a data index by collecting the reporting data range, which will be used for performing range queries. The study has shown that our proposal framework could reduce resource costs in the less strong peers like sensors and mobile phones, and reduce network traffic among all the peers within the network, as well as support a range query function. According the evaluation results, the reporting data range method could greatly reduce the data migration times and save energy costs, and the data index could significantly reduce accessing unnecessary peers and diminish the network traffic.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 51 p.
Keyword [en]
Range query; Distributed data; Internet of Things
National Category
Communication Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-23573OAI: diva2:767810
2014-06-03, Building O102, Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, 13:29 (English)
Available from: 2015-01-08 Created: 2014-12-02 Last updated: 2015-01-08Bibliographically approved

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