Context aware middleware for RFID based pharmaceutical supply chain
Automating actions based on collected context from Internet of Things (IOT)-controlled systems is one of the most important requirements of IOT systems; this paper seeks to satisfy this requirement by offering a context-aware service framework on top of IOT controlled systems. The fault management process in electric power distribution networks is taken here as a case study and used for implementing our proposed framework. We discuss the different aspects that need to be covered in such a framework and its components. The obtained results from simulating and testing the framework show a significant improvement in the task management process compared to the traditional approach. 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.