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Open Urban Computing Testbed [chapter]

Timo Ojala, Hannu Kukka, Tommi Heikkinen, Tomas Lindén, Marko Jurmu, Fabio Kruger, Szymon Sasin, Simo Hosio, Pauli Närhi
2011 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
We present a unique urban computing testbed for studying the utilization of ubiquitous computing technology in the public urban space of a city center.  ...  The testbed comprises of a wide range of pervasive computing infrastructure and different middleware resources.  ...  The authors are grateful for the financial support of the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation, the European Regional Development Fund, the City of Oulu and the Urban Interactions consortium  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-17851-1_35 fatcat:2fljxejcnvc6vjx3lvfm5afscy

Open Urban Testbed for Ubiquitous Computing

Timo Ojala
2010 2010 International Conference on Communications and Mobile Computing  
This paper presents an open testbed for studying the utilization of pervasive computing infrastructure in a city center.  ...  The paper concludes with a discussion on the challenges in deploying this kind of a testbed.  ...  In the UBI-challenge our unique urban computing testbed is shared with the international research community via a competition.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cmc.2010.162 fatcat:v6qxcfkjefg3jawa6acrcmz7xi

An Open IoT Platform to Promote Eco-Sustainable Innovation in Western Africa: Real Urban and Rural Testbeds

Corentin Dupont, Massimo Vecchio, Congduc Pham, Babacar Diop, Charlotte Dupont, Sename Koffi
2018 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
These testbeds are connected to a Cloud-based software platform, purposely designed and engineered to address some very specific environmental, economic, and social requirements of the region.  ...  Due to the urban nature of this testbed, the range attainable by the LoRa network is reduced.  ...  We deployed our solution in three testbeds, dealing with soil monitoring in Senegal, water quality in fish ponds in Ghana, and waste management and collection in an urban area in Togo.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/1028578 fatcat:4lfxywia65hc7olk3qrqtfquxq

Driving Innovation In Urban Computing With A Community Testbed

Timo Ojala, Vassilis Kostakos
2011 Zenodo  
To support the thesis we first give an overview of our open urban computing testbed and then present two case studies on utilizing the testbed in researcher training and in international R&D collaboration  ...  This position paper argues that establishing a community testbed where researchers can quickly test their ideas hands-on in an authentic urban setting can accelerate innovation in urban computing.  ...  Acknowledgements We wish to thank the UBI (UrBan Interactions) consortium, the panOULU consortium, the City of Oulu, and the instructors and students of the summer school.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1117411 fatcat:36resqisufdjljss73lp5slcta

UBI challenge workshop 2010

Timo Ojala, Jukka Riekki
2010 Proceedings of the 12th ACM international conference adjunct papers on Ubiquitous computing - Ubicomp '10  
We are organizing an UBI Challenge, to make our urban computing testbed available to the international research community and to stimulate research collaboration in a very concrete manner.  ...  This workshop calls together researchers on real world urban computing to prototype applications and services that could be realized atop such computing resources.  ...  ideas from labs into real-world urban environment; • Make our open urban computing testbed available to the international R&D community. • Support developing metrics for evaluating urban computing infrastructure  ... 
doi:10.1145/1864431.1864507 dblp:conf/huc/OjalaR10 fatcat:gwsn6idzkze6rftwzom7fziube

How can emerging applications benefit from EaaS in open programmable infrastructures?

Roberta Lima Gomes, Magnos Martinello, Cristina K. Dominicini, Pedro Hasse, Rodolfo Villaca, Raquel F. Vassallo, Alexandre P. do Carmo, Felippe M. de Queiroz, Rodolfo Picoreti, Anilton S. Garcia, Moises R. N. Ribeiro, Joan A. G. Espin (+3 others)
2017 2017 IEEE First Summer School on Smart Cities (S3C)  
Providing experimentation facilities in urban-scale infrastructures such as Smart City testbeds is a priority -and a challenge.  ...  Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) appear as important enablers for providing such largescale testbeds, while promoting them as completely open programmable infrastructures  ...  Section 2 describes some related work regarding Smart City testbeds and other urban-scale experimentation environments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/s3c.2017.8501404 fatcat:krxsgigd3jdklb2rrpimaym7my

UBI challenge

Timo Ojala, Vassilis Kostakos
2011 Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia - MUM '11  
This paper introduces the UBI Challenge that challenged the global R&D community to design, implement, deploy and evaluate novel applications and services in real world setting atop an open urban computing  ...  testbed.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge the City of Oulu, the Center for Internet Excellence, Nokia Plc. and the Ubiquitous Computing Cluster of Finland for sponsoring the UBI Challenge, and  ... 
doi:10.1145/2107596.2107622 dblp:conf/mum/OjalaK11 fatcat:4t5a4g7vdbc6fkbfobpl5xp2sq

CitySense: An Urban-Scale Wireless Sensor Network and Testbed

Rohan Narayana Murty, Geoffrey Mainland, Ian Rose, Atanu Roy Chowdhury, Abhimanyu Gosain, Josh Bers, Matt Welsh
2008 2008 IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security  
In this paper, we present the vision for an open, urban-scale wireless networking testbed, called CitySense, with the goal of supporting the development and evaluation of novel wireless systems that span  ...  We also outline the various engineering challenges of deploying such a testbed as well as the research challenges that we face when building and supporting such a system.  ...  These features, coupled with significant computational resources on each node, open up a host of new application and research domains.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ths.2008.4534518 fatcat:gzbn2i43mjgctojbrlgdmyi7xa

AirScope: A Micro-scale Urban Air Quality Management System [chapter]

Jung-Hun Woo, HyungSeok Kim, Sang Boem Lim, Jae-Jin Kim, Jonghyun Lee, Rina Ryoo, Hansoo Kim
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Related Work CitySense [1] is an open, urban-scale sensor network testbed, focused to establish in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  ...  Mobile Discovery Net [3] project aims to develop sensor grid system based on Discovery Net grid service, distributed system combining wireless sensor network and grid computing, to monitor the urban-scale  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-13119-6_45 fatcat:d33fojr3wng23o42gvuwmc3ioa

Experiences inside the Ubiquitous Oulu Smart City

Felipe Gil-Castineira, Enrique Costa-Montenegro, Francisco Gonzalez-Castano, Cristina López-Bravo, Timo Ojala, Raja Bose
2011 Computer  
Published by the IEEE Computer Society 0018-9162/11/$26.00 © 2011 IEEE computing researchers the opportunity to implement and evaluate innovative applications and services for the Open Ubiquitous Oulu  ...  testbed, a real smart-city environment located in Oulu, Finland.  ...  OPEN UBIQUITOUS OULU Open Ubiquitous Oulu enables ubiquitous-computing research in authentic urban settings with real users on a broad scale and in a sufficient time span.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2011.132 fatcat:wbn5jip77jal7jbyjawbttnzbi

A Metropolitan-Scale Testbed for Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks to Support CO2 Reduction [chapter]

Pablo E. Guerrero, Alejandro Buchmann, Kristof Van Laerhoven, Immanuel Schweizer, Max Mühlhäuser, Thorsten Strufe, Stefan Schneckenburger, Manfred Hegger, Birgitt Kretzschmar
2013 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
Therefore, we present TUDµNet, a testbed for a metropolitan-scale heterogeneous sensor network with hundreds of nodes that help monitor and control CO2 levels in urban areas.  ...  collected in a publicly accessible database to obtain CO2 profiles; and a hybrid sensor network in TUD's botanical garden to measure humidity, CO2 levels and soil properties to improve the management of urban  ...  Urban Park Management.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-37977-2_11 fatcat:3xbpokhidjfr5hoag5xyypmw5i

Community-Lab: Overview and invitation to the research community

Leandro Navarro, Pau Escrich, Roger Baig, Axel Neumann
2012 2012 IEEE 12th International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P)  
participate in the project through an open call.  ...  This demonstration presents its current status of development and deployment, a sample decentralized experiment, and an invitation to the broader large-scale distributed computing research community to  ...  Hundreds of community networks operate in rural, urban, rich or poor areas.  ... 
doi:10.1109/p2p.2012.6335816 dblp:conf/p2p/NavarroEBN12 fatcat:icb4vtj5mrhvfk5jsttdzzgmeq

A Testbed for Experimenting Internet of Things Applications [article]

Parthkumar Patel, Jayraj Dave, Shreedhar Dalal, Pankesh Patel, and Sanjay Chaudhary
2017 arXiv   pre-print
An idea of an open source test bed helps in developing an exploited and sustainable smart system. In order to validate the idea of such testbed we have also implemented two use cases.  ...  This paper presents a novel approach by proposing a testbed for experimenting Internet of Things (IoT) applications.  ...  R : It is an open source programming language which provides software environment for computational statistics and graphics [20, R language definition].  ... 
arXiv:1705.07848v1 fatcat:b6coz4lhm5c2pcdaggjjkpypru

5G-CORNET: Platform as a Service [article]

Vuk Marojevic, Shem Kikamaze, Randall Nealy, Carl Dietrich
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Practical testing of the latest wireless communications standards requires the availability of flexible radio frequency hardware, networking and computing resources.  ...  The testbed provides a Cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service.  ...  , or VT's open source SAS [11] . b.  ... 
arXiv:1806.07059v1 fatcat:k43kzzmfpra25e4naxrwqctmnu

ORPHEUS: Living Labs for End-to-End Data Infrastructures for Digital Agriculture [article]

Pengcheng Wang, Edgardo Barsallo Yi, Tomas Ratkus, Somali Chaterji
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Thus, we introduce our living lab ORPHEUS and its design and implementation trajectory to showcase our orchestrated testbed of IoT sensors, data connectivity, database orchestration, and visualization  ...  For future exploration, we also built a testbed of embedded devices using four different variants of NVIDIA Jetson development modules (Nano, TX2, Xavier NX, AGX Xavier) to benchmark the potential upgrade  ...  SLURM SLURM is an open-source distributed computing workload manager.  ... 
arXiv:2111.09422v1 fatcat:xrctwzo4kfewjlbpkmqinf3d3i
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