INTERNET OF THINGS AND SMART CITIES

Second cycle degree in ICT FOR INTERNET AND MULTIMEDIA

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: LORENZO VANGELISTA

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Telecommunications' course; knowledge of the basic principles of telecommunications networks, especially the Internet protocols
Examination methods: Witten exam
Course unit contents: Introduction
- Definition of Internet of things, its applications, scientific and market trends .
- The Internet of things and home automation
- Internet of Things and industrial applications
- Definition of Smart City, scientific and market trends
Internet of Things
- Different approaches: Long range cellular (M2M), long range unlinecsed frequencies, short range, RFID
- Key scientific topics: the physical layer, addressing and routing, security
- Standardisation bodies and consortiums: ETSI M2M, IETF, IEEE, OMA lightweigth M2M, Thread, OIC, etc. Allseen Alliance
- Some key standards: ZigBee, 6LoWPAN, WiFi (802.11ah), Bluetooth Low Energy, SigFox, Lo-Ra,
- Platforms for Internet of things: Xively, ThingWorx, OpenHAB
- Analytics
SmartCity
- Definition of Smart City readiness for a city
- Communication Architectures and applications
- Regulatory issues and open data
- Applications: metering, parking, monitoring
- Analytics for Smart City
- Privacy and security