Title: Design and application of top ontologies for the transactions on IoT

Authors: Chao Qu; Ming Tao; Fagui Liu; Rui-fen Yuan

Addresses: School of Computer Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, GuangZhou, China; School of Computer, DongGuan University of Technology, DongGuan, China ' School of Computer, DongGuan University of Technology, DongGuan, China ' School of Computer Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, GuangZhou, China ' School of Computer, DongGuan University of Technology, DongGuan, China

Abstract: To facilitate the efficient use of information generated from the internet of things (IoT) by sensors, this paper proposes an information processing ontology to support the transactions on IoT. It includes: goal ontology, role ontology, constraint ontology, message ontology, status ontology, space-time ontology and activity ontology. In addition to their respective definitions, we also present a detailed exploration of the relationships between them. Finally, we validate the effectiveness of the ontologies with a case study of the logistics system.

Keywords: internet of things; IoT; semantic web; transaction ontologies; transaction processing; ontology design; information processing ontologies; logistics systems.

DOI: 10.1504/IJES.2016.076109

International Journal of Embedded Systems, 2016 Vol.8 No.2/3, pp.155 - 163

Available online: 26 Apr 2016

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