Internet of Things (IoT) is rising set of technologies that provides access to a large quantity of data through sensors. Such devices are ubiquitous today in industrial processes, vehicles, robots, environmental monitoring, farms, hospitals, and on our personal item such as phones. IoT enables users to visualize, monitor, analyse and predict aspects of their environments that would otherwise be impossible to do manually. The ability to connect devices to the internet allows humans to have access to data in real time. Large amount of data collected over time can lead to discovery of specific patterns using machine learning and artificial intelligence which could in turn lead to improvement of the system, the IoT is observing. Many standard technologies have been developed to empower IoT, such as low-cost micro-controllers and communication mechanisms such as LoRaWAN which impacts the development of distributed and intelligent IoT applications.
The aim of this unit is to explore modern technologies surrounding sensor networks with intelligent edge computing in context of IoT. This unit will refine critical thinking and skills when considering Internet of things applications. Also, based on practical field components such as micro-controllers, you will develop the skills to process the data generated in a distributed manner from IoT using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning methods
|Unit name||Internet of Things and Distributed Artificial Intelligence|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
|Discipline||Information & Communication Technology|
|Coordinator||Doctor Ananda Maiti|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Build IoT using sensor networks and technology
- Design, build and deploy efficient sensor networks fit for purpose.
- Determining the correct technologies such as software architectures and data formats for IoT applications.
- Analyse the data from sensor networks using artificial intelligence and machine learning methods.
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Prerequisites12.5 credit points in KIT units at intermediate level AND 12.5 credit points in KIT, KGG or KMA units at intermediate level.
Lectures: 2 hrs/week (Weeks 1-13)
|Assessment||Quizzes (x2) (10%)|Examination (40%)|Assignment 1 (20%)|Assignment 2: Analysing and Reporting on Data (20%)|Workshop Exercises (10%)|
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