A 5G urban computing framework service model / Um modelo de serviço da estrutura de computação urbana 5G

Carlos Renato Storck, Fátima Duarte Figueiredo


This paper is about a fifth generation (5G) network technology structure model that is a facilitator that can provide new services to several segments in smart cities. It was verified that applications in smart cities include citizens and pervasive devices interaction which requires continuous monitoring to provide collaborative support and to raise environmental awareness. In order to implement the expected goals from the 5G ecosystem, this model incorporates software defined network and virtualized controllers to support new services. Examples of smart city services are traffic efficiency, security, surveillance, localization, healthcare services, infrastructure support among others. Any of these services will be able to get information from their users and from the network through our model, once an important issue in smart city is the challenge to collect or deliver useful and processed data to stakeholders. In this proposal, the evaluation of the model was conducted through emulations on Mininet and POX controllers. The results were analyzed using the Gephi tool, and they have demonstrated that the proposed model is applicable to support and provide new services such as intelligent transportation, road monitoring, energy consumption, public safety among others in smart cities.


5G structure model; Services facilitator, Smart cities.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.34117/bjdv6n6-334


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