Intelligent device networking in industrial automation

@article{Jammes2004IntelligentDN,
  title={Intelligent device networking in industrial automation},
  author={François Jammes and Harm Smit and C. Arandyelovitch and F. Depeisses},
  journal={2nd IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics, 2004. INDIN '04. 2004},
  year={2004},
  pages={449-456}
}
This paper outlines opportunities and challenges in the development of next-generation embedded devices, applications and services, due to their increasing intelligence - it plots envisioned future directions for intelligent device networking based on high-level protocols - and outlines the projected SIRENA framework for networking intelligent devices, in particular as regards the industrial automation sector