• Internet-of-Things-based smart cities: Recent advances and challenges.

      Mehmood, Yasir; Ahmad, Farhan; Yaqoob, Ibrar; Adnane, Asma; Imran, Muhammad; Guizani, Sghaier; University of Bremen; University of Malaya; University of Derby; King Saud University; et al. (IEEE, 2017-09-08)
      The Internet of Things (IoT) is a revolutionary communication paradigm that aims to bring forth an invisible and innovative framework to connect a plethora of digital devices with the Internet. Thus, it intends to make the Internet more immersive and pervasive [1]. The emerging IoT market is continously gaining momentum as operators, vendors, manufacturers, and enterprises begin to recognize the opportunities it offers. According to the latest IDC forecast.1 https://www.telecompaper.com/news/global-iot-market-to-reach-usd-17-tln-in-2020-idc-1085269, accessed October 20, 2016. the worldwide IoT market will reach US 1.7trillionin2020upfromUS655.8 billion in 2014 with a compound annual growth rate of 16.9 percent. The devices alone are expected to represent 31.8 percent of the total worldwide IoT market in 2020. This greater percentage of the revenue in 2020 is expected through building IoT platforms, application softwares, and service-related offerings.