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The Department of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus cordially invites you to the Colloquium entitled:

The Internet of Things: Challenges and Experiences

 

Speaker: Dr. Natividad Martinez Madrid
Affiliation: Reutlingen University, Germany
Category: Colloquium
Location: Room 148, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences (FST-01), 1 University Avenue, 2109 Nicosia, Cyprus (directions)
Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Time: 10:00-11:00 EET
Host: Constantinos Pattichis (pattichi-AT-cs.ucy.ac.cy)
URL: https://www.cs.ucy.ac.cy/colloquium/index.php#cs.ucy.2016.madrid

Abstract:
The Internet of Things (IoT) seems to be omnipresent in our current world. Whether in smart homes, in connected cars, in smart factories or health technologies, many developments are related to IoT. But what is actually the Internet of Things and what is new about it? This lecture will present an introduction to the Internet of Things and its interpretation in different application domains. It will show the evolution of embedded systems towards the Internet of Things as well as the future expectations. A review of the most relevant hardware, software and network technologies in the field will be offered, including also data analytics and cloud solutions for IoT. Some practical experiences and initiatives in the different application domains will be highlighted. The lecture will close with a discussion on the current challenges of the Internet of Things.

Short Bio:
Natividad Martínez Madrid researches in the areas of Internet of Things, mobile computing and biomedical computer science. Her current interests are centered in cost-effective, non-intrusive bio-signal monitoring, affective and behavioral computing and ambient assisted living. She is the Director of the Internet of Things Laboratory and coordinates the interdisciplinary Ambient Assisted Living Lab at Reutlingen University. She obtained her PhD in Telecommunication Engineering in 1998. She has previously been project coordinator at the Research Center for Computer Sciences (FZI) in Karlsruhe and Professor at the University Carlos III in Madrid. She is Professor at Reutlingen University since 2010.

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