Intelligent IoT Communication in Smart Environments: An Overview

  • Joel Poncha Lemayian
  • Fadi Al-TurjmanEmail author
Part of the Transactions on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence book series (TRACOSCI)


“Internet of Things” (IoT) is expected to revolutionize the application of services by enabling the creation of smart spaces such as smart cities, smart houses, smart transportation, and smart outdoor monitoring (SOM) in the near future. Such smart spaces will require the deployment of a significantly large numbers of devices connected to the Internet such as sensors, actuators, and wearable computing devices and the likes. The growing population in urban areas will pose a significant challenge toward the utilization of public resources. Smart cities provide a promising solution by enabling a smart and efficient way to handle challenges such as waste management, traffic, security, and so on. Consequently, there is a large number of devices deployed in a smart city so as to enable collection and transition of data and data analysis. Therefore, communication is a key aspect in a smart city topology. In this work, we provide an overview about how the IoT provides an efficient communication platform and how 5G will be the main enabler by providing competitive bandwidth, high integrity, low latency, high spectral efficiency, and viable network capacity.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringAntalya Bilim UniversityAntalyaTurkey

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