Adaptation Conflicts of Heterogeneous Devices in Iot Smart-Home

  • Motaz Osman Ahmed Sudan University of Science and Technology, College of Computer Science and Information Technology, SUDAN
  • Associated professor Salah Elfaki Elrofai Elfaki Sudan University of Science and Technology, College of Computer Science and Information Technology, SUDAN
Keywords: IoT, Smart-Home, Conflict, PnP, Smart Transducer, Interoperability, Integration, Adaptation, SUR


A promising technology such as Internet-of-Things have been introduced into traditional homes, buildings and cities to become smart and offer a wide range of services to simplify and enhance people’s lifestyle, a complex rule structure with a large number of sensing and actuating devices increases the chances of creating rules with faulty behaviors. Detection of sophisticated conflicts in an IoT system is one example of such faulty systems. In this paper, a mechanism is presented to detect such sophisticated conflicts among multi-resident smart-home services. Formally a model considering the functional properties of devices to distinguish a specific new kind of conflicts among the other basic types. Service User Regularity (SUR) conflict detection algorithm is proposed to trace resident habitual usage and behaviour conflicts and regulate them within the rules of the smart-home IoT-system. The system achieved good result; it could detect a reasonable number of targeted type conflicts within a synthesized data set.


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