Semantically-Enabled Sensor Plug & Play for the Sensor Web

@article{Brring2011SemanticallyEnabledSP,
  title={Semantically-Enabled Sensor Plug \& Play for the Sensor Web},
  author={Arne Br{\"o}ring and Patrick Mau{\'e} and Krzysztof Janowicz and Daniel N{\"u}st and Christian Malewski},
  journal={Sensors (Basel, Switzerland)},
  year={2011},
  volume={11},
  pages={7568 - 7605}
}
Environmental sensors have continuously improved by becoming smaller, cheaper, and more intelligent over the past years. As consequence of these technological advancements, sensors are increasingly deployed to monitor our environment. The large variety of available sensor types with often incompatible protocols complicates the integration of sensors into observing systems. The standardized Web service interfaces and data encodings defined within OGC’s Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) framework make… 
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