Modeling of Sensor Clouds Under the Sensing as a Service Paradigm

  • J. GuerreiroEmail author
  • L. Rodrigues
  • N. Correia
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 263)


5G technologies will facilitate the emergence of applications integrating multiple physical Things. In such scenarios, Cloud-integrated platforms end up having a key role due to their storage and processing capabilities. Therefore, a clear understanding of Sensor Clouds, and on how Cloud mechanisms can be orchestrated to better face requests, becomes a very relevant issue as Sensing as a Service models emerge. This article presents a model for Sensor Clouds, suitable for emerging IoT related Sensing as a Service business models. Such a model is used to assess the impact of resource allocation approaches and unveil the trade-off between scalability, elasticity and quality of experience. Results show that the best resource allocation approach is highly dependent on the suppliers/consumers scenario.



This work was supported by FCT (Foundation for Science and Technology) from Portugal within CEOT (Center for Electronic, Optoelectronic and Telecommunications) and UID/MULTI/00631/2013 project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CEOT, FCTUniversity of AlgarveFaroPortugal

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