IoTP: On Supporting IoT Data Aggregation Through Programmable Data Planes

  • André L. R. Madureira UFBA
  • Leobino N. Sampaio UFBA


In this dissertation, we introduced the Internet of Things Protocol (IoTP). An L2 communication protocol for IoT programmable data planes that supports the implementation of data aggregation algorithms inside hardware switches, at the network level. Through these features, IoTP provides support for the design of efficient and adaptable aggregation schemes that can adjust their operation according to network status and based on the different communication technologies used by IoT devices. We implemented IoTP using the P4 language and conducted emulation-based experiments through Mininet environment. Our findings show that IoTP accomplishes a 78% improvement in network efficiency, as well as allowing control over the average delay generated by data aggregation techniques.


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MADUREIRA, André L. R.; SAMPAIO, Leobino N.. IoTP: On Supporting IoT Data Aggregation Through Programmable Data Planes. In: CONCURSO DE TESES E DISSERTAÇÕES - SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE REDES DE COMPUTADORES E SISTEMAS DISTRIBUÍDOS (SBRC), 39. , 2021, Uberlândia. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2021 . p. 153-160. ISSN 2177-9384. DOI: