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Building Internet of Things-Enabled Digital Twins and Intelligent Applications Using a Real-time Linked Dataspace


Smart environments have emerged in the form of smart cities, smart buildings, smart energy, smart water, and smart mobility. A key challenge in delivering smart environments is creating intelligent applications for end-users using the new digital infrastructures within the environment. In this chapter, we reflect on the experience of developing Internet of Things-based digital twins and intelligent applications within five different smart environments from an airport to a school. The goal has been to engage users within Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled smart environments to increase water and energy awareness, management, and conservation. The chapter covers the role of a Real-time Linked Dataspace to enable the creation of digital twins, and an evaluation of intelligent applications.


  • Decision support
  • Internet of Things
  • Intelligent systems
  • Smart environments
  • Energy management
  • Water management
  • Dataspaces

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Curry, E., Derguech, W., Hasan, S., Kouroupetroglou, C., ul Hassan, U., Fabritius, W. (2020). Building Internet of Things-Enabled Digital Twins and Intelligent Applications Using a Real-time Linked Dataspace. In: Real-time Linked Dataspaces. Springer, Cham.

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