In recent years, the technologies of Internet of Things (IoT) have been catching the focus of researchers from academia, industry, and government. Applying bibliometric method, this paper begins to explore the status of IoT from 1992 to 2015 by locating heading “Internet of Things” as topic in the SSCI database. This paper surveys and classifies IoT articles using the following eight categories – publication year, citation, document type, country/territory, institute name, language, source title and research area – for different distribution status in order to find the difference and how IoT technologies and applications have developed in this period. Furthermore, the paper performs the K-S test to check whether the distribution of author article production of IoT follows Lotka’s law or not. Finally, conclusion and limitation of IoT will be addressed.
Tsai, Hsu-Hao, "A Case Study Of Research Trends Of Internet Of Things" (2015). ICEB 2015 Proceedings. 16.