Views from the coalface : chemo-sensors, sensor networks and the semantic sensor web

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Title: Views from the coalface : chemo-sensors, sensor networks and the semantic sensor web
Authors: Hayes, Jer
O'Connor, Edel
Cleary, John
Kolar, H.R.
McCarthy, Robert
Tynan, Richard
O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
Smeaton, Alan F.
O'Connor, Noel E.
Diamond, Dermot
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4529
Date: 1-Jun-2009
Abstract: Currently millions of sensors are being deployed in sensor networks across the world. These networks generate vast quantities of heterogeneous data across various levels of spatial and temporal granularity. Sensors range from single-point in situ sensors to remote satellite sensors which can cover the globe. The semantic sensor web in principle should allow for the unification of the web with the real-word. In this position paper, we discuss the major challenges to this unification from the perspective of sensor developers (especially chemo-sensors) and integrating sensors data in real-world deployments. These challenges include: (1) identifying the quality of the data; (2) heterogeneity of data sources and data transport methods; (3) integrating data streams from different sources and modalities (esp. contextual information), and (4) pushing intelligence to the sensor level.
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: Oscar Corcho, Manfred Hauswirth, Manolis Koubarakis (editors of the proceedings)
Copyright (published version): 2009, the authors
Keywords: Environmental sensor networks;Chemo-sensors;Metadata standards;Sensor intelligence
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: Corcho, O., Hauswirth, M., Koubarakis, M. (eds.). Proceedings of the 1st SemSensWeb2009 Workshop on the Semantic Sensor Web Collocated with ESWC 2009 Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 1st, 2009
Conference Details: 1st International Workshop on the Semantic Sensor Web (SemSensWeb 2009) , Crete, Greece, June 1st, 2009
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