Title: Resource Discovery Classification for Internet of Things: a Survey

Issue Number: Vol. 10, No. 3
Year of Publication: Sep - 2020
Page Numbers: 35-50
Authors: Mohamed Y. Elmahi, Niemah I. M. Osman, Haitham S. Hamza
Journal Name: International Journal of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (IJDIWC)
- Hong Kong
DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17781/P002661


Internet of Things (IoT) is widely implemented in applications that require immediate interaction and fast response. Resource discovery is an essential step in any IoT system where the resource can be an object/device/thing/sensor, data, or service. Several resource discovery techniques were proposed in literature to discover various types of resources. This paper surveys existing IoT resource discovery techniques and classifies them with respect to discovery approach. In particular, the paper focuses on discovery techniques for object/thing/device and service. A set of properties are suggested to be used as evaluation parameters for discovery techniques, and these properties are mapped against discovery technique classes