Semantic Resource Management of Federated IoT Testbeds

  • Marios Avgeris
  • Nikos Kalatzis
  • Dimitrios Dechouniotis
  • Ioanna Roussaki
  • Symeon Papavassiliou
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10517)


Testbeds and experimental network facilities accelerate the expansion of disruptive Internet services and support their evolution. The integration of IoT technologies in the context of Unmanned Vehicles (UxVs) and their deployment in federated, real–world testbeds introduce various challenging research issues. This paper presents the Semantic Aggregate Manager (SAM) that exploits semantic technologies for modeling and managing resources of federated IoT Testbeds. SAM introduces new semantics–based features tailored to the needs of IoT enabled UxVs, but on the same time allows the compatibility with existing legacy, “de facto” standardised protocols, currently utilized by multiple federated testbed management systems. The proposed framework is currently being deployed in order to be evaluated in real–world testbeds across several sites in Europe.


IoT Semantics Unmanned vehicles Interoperability Federated testbeds 



This work has been partially supported by the European Commission, Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for research and innovation under grant agreement no. 645220.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marios Avgeris
    • 1
  • Nikos Kalatzis
    • 1
  • Dimitrios Dechouniotis
    • 1
  • Ioanna Roussaki
    • 1
  • Symeon Papavassiliou
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electrical and Computing EngineeringNational Technical University of AthensAthensGreece

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