Chapter 11

Internet of Things—robustness and reliability

S. Sarkar    Department of CSIS, Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, K.K.Birla Goa Campus, Goa, India

Abstract

Internet of Things (IoT) has a disruptive impact on variety of application domains like healthcare, logistics, transportation, etc., where network-enabled embedded devices work proactively and collaboratively to solve a complex decision-making problem in real time. Many of these applications are business critical, and require the underlying technology to be dependable, that is, it must deliver its service even in the presence of failures. In this chapter we discuss the notion of reliability and recovery oriented systems in general and then explain why this is important ...

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