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Published April 5, 2017 | Version v1
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Semantic Interoperability as Key to IoT Platform Federation

  • 1. Fraunhofer IOSB
  • 2. University of Zagreb
  • 3. Austrian Institute of Technology
  • 4. Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center


Semantic interoperability is the key technology to enable evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT) from its current state of independent vertical IoT silos to interconnected IoT platform federations. This paper analyzes the possible solution space on how to achieve semantic interoperability and presents five possible approaches in detail together with a discussion on implementation issues. It presents the H2020 symbIoTe project as an example on how semantic interoperability can be achieved using semantic mapping and SPARQL query re-writing. We conclude that the found approaches together with the proposed technologies have the potential to act as corner stone technologies for achieving semantic interoperability.


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symbIoTe – Symbiosis of smart objects across IoT environments 688156
European Commission