MergePoint: A graphical web-app for merging HTTP-endpoints and IoT-platform models

Burzlaff, Fabian ; Bongarth, Benedikt ; Grottker, Sven ; Hammen, Johannes ; Bartelt, Christian

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Document Type: Conference or workshop publication
Year of publication: 2020
Book title: 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2020 : Maui, Hawaii, USA, January 7-10, 2020
The title of a journal, publication series: Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
Page range: 1-10
Conference title: HICSS 2020
Location of the conference venue: Maui, HI
Date of the conference: 07.-10.01.2020
Place of publication: Honolulu, HI
Publishing house: ScolarSpace
ISBN: 978-0-9981331-3-3
Publication language: English
Institution: Außerfakultäre Einrichtungen > Institut für Enterprise Systems (InES)
Subject: 004 Computer science, internet
Abstract: More and more devices are connected to Internet of Things Platforms in various application domains. The resulting device integration effort is moderated by the concrete integration syntax and the technical abilities of the device integrator. Therefore, researchers from various communities have been investigating and designing component coupling architectures to achieve interoperability for more than 30 years. Emerging Smart Home scenarios challenges classical integration approaches as no single formal integration standard exists. In this paper we introduce a reference architecture called MergePoint that automates HTTP-Endpoint integration with smart home platforms such as openHAB in a plug-and-play manner. Based on a prototypical system implementation, our empirical evaluation demonstrates that average integration time can be reduced by 78% and average tool usability score is increased by 65% compared to textual integration approaches. MergePoint can serve as a reference implementation for practitioners that want to automate the integration between HTTP-Endpoints and IoT Platform Models.

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