Collective Sensing Platforms

  • Martin Atzmueller
  • Martin Becker
  • Juergen Mueller
Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)


This chapter provides an overview of web-based information and communications technology platforms that collect and display sensor based information. We focus on collective sensing platforms that allow to extend the collected sensor information, e.g., using tags or other annotations. We provide an overview on such platforms and discuss critical issues such as big data and sensor cloud storage. Furthermore, we discuss specific technological challenges, covering the complete data cycle from the smartphone application to the web system, and its effectiveness.


Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Data Stream Data Port Data Alignment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Atzmueller
    • 1
  • Martin Becker
    • 2
    • 3
  • Juergen Mueller
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Research Center for Information System DesignUniversity of KasselKasselGermany
  2. 2.Data Mining and Information Retrieval GroupUniversity of WuerzburgAm Hubland, WürzburgGermany
  3. 3.L3S Research CenterHannoverGermany
  4. 4.Data Engineering GroupUniversity of KasselKasselGermany

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