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  • Pedro José Marrón
  • Daniel Minder
  • Stamatis Karnouskos
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

Abstract

The world is converging in many different ways and coming closer together, also at the social level, mainly through the use of technology. Ten years ago nobody would have been able to predict the current market share of smart phones (over one billion activated smart phones in 2011), or the prevalence of highly complex ICT solutions in cars and electronic appliances used in our everyday lives. If we turn to research, the advances in the last years have been astonishing in a similar way. Research areas that were traditionally separated are finding more and more commonalities and coming together with the combination of interdisciplinary skills focusing on a common problem.

Keywords

Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Embed System Smart Phone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pedro José Marrón
    • 1
  • Daniel Minder
    • 1
  • Stamatis Karnouskos
    • 2
  1. 1.Networked Embedded Systems GroupUniversity of Duisburg-EssenDuisburgGermany
  2. 2.SAP ResearchSAP AGKarlsruheGermany

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