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Decentralised technologies for orchestrated cloud-to-edge intelligence

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Project "DECENTER" data sheet

The following table provides information about the project.


Organization address
address: VIA SANTA CROCE 77
city: TRENTO
postcode: 38122

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 Coordinator Country Italy [IT]
 Project website
 Total cost 2˙197˙700 €
 EC max contribution 2˙197˙700 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.2.1.1. (INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP - Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies - Information and Communication Technologies (ICT))
 Code Call H2020-EUK-2018
 Funding Scheme RIA
 Starting year 2018
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2018-07-01   to  2021-06-30


Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    FONDAZIONE BRUNO KESSLER IT (TRENTO) coordinator 650˙500.00
2    ATOS SPAIN SA ES (MADRID) participant 453˙375.00
4    UNIVERZA V LJUBLJANI SI (LJUBLJANA) participant 305˙250.00
5    COMUNE DI TRENTO IT (TRENTO) participant 180˙000.00
6    ROBOTNIK AUTOMATION SLL ES (PATERNA) participant 169˙375.00


 Project objective

The emerging spring of Artificial Intelligence (AI) will enable innovative applications exploiting the myriad of connected sensors and appliances embedded in every corner of modern life. Currently, AI requires high computational resources only available in high-performance data centers; therefore, realizing an architecture capable of securely processing this unprecedented amount of remotely sensed and potentially sensitive data, as well as conveying timely responses to pervasive configurable actuators is a non-trivial endeavour, requiring the cooperation of multiple parties.

To address these challenges, DECENTER aims to realise a robust Fog Computing platform, covering the whole Cloud-to-Things Continuum, that will provide AI application-aware orchestration and provisioning of resources. The project will enrich existing Cloud and IoT solutions with advanced capabilities to abstract features and process data closer to where it is produced. DECENTER will enable a collaborative environment in which multiple stakeholders (Cloud and IoT providers) can securely share and harmoniously manage resources, in dynamically created multi-cloud/edge, federated environments. Cross-border infrastructure federation will be realized via Blockchain-based Smart Contracts defining customized Service Level Agreements, used to commit the execution of verified workloads across multiple, potentially remote, administrative domains. Through such novelties, DECENTER will unlock the potential of innovative decentralised AI algorithms and models, by deploying them across multiple tiers of the infrastructure and federated clouds.

The project will follow a lean implementation methodology and validate its concept with real-world pilots executed in urban, industrial and home environments. With its approach, DECENTER will target the emergence of innovative digital businesses, thus providing a competitive advantage to EU and Korean industry and fostering cross-border collaboration.


List of deliverables.
Visual identity and project website Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2020-01-28 17:19:14
First year update to the dissemination, communication and standardization activities Documents, reports 2020-01-28 17:19:14
Public Project Presentation Documents, reports 2020-01-28 17:19:14
First release of the DECENTER architecture specification and use cases Documents, reports 2020-01-28 17:19:14
First release of the fog computing platform Documents, reports 2020-01-28 17:19:14
First release of applications’ Artificial Intelligence methods and solutions Documents, reports 2020-01-28 17:19:14

Take a look to the deliverables list in detail:  detailed list of DECENTER deliverables.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2019 Gec, Sandi; Lavbič, Dejan; Bajec, Marko; Stankovski, Vlado
Smart contracts for container based video conferencing services: Architecture and implementation
published pages: 219-233, ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1346606
International Conference on the Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services (GECON) 2020-01-28
2019 Sangyeon Cho, Jaewon Moon, Seungwoo Kum
Development of Door Open-Close Prediction Model Based on Indoor Air Data and LSTM Model
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
KSII Spring Conference 2020-01-28
2019 Seungwoo Kum, Jaewon Moon, Youngkee Kim
Design and Implementation of Object Detector Based on IOMT Standard
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
KIBME Summer Conference 2020-01-28
2019 Petar Kochovski, Sandi Gec, Vlado Stankovski, Marko Bajec, Pavel D. Drobintsev
Trust management in a blockchain based fog computing platform with trustless smart oracles
published pages: 747-759, ISSN: 0167-739X, DOI: 10.1016/j.future.2019.07.030
Future Generation Computer Systems 101 2020-01-28
2018 Seungwoo Kum, Jaewon Moon, Youngkee Kim
Novel Method for Neural Network on Edge Device
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IEMEK Summer Conference 2020-01-28
2019 Petar Kochovski, Pavel D. Drobintsev, Vlado Stankovski
Formal Quality of Service assurances, ranking and verification of cloud deployment options with a probabilistic model checking method
published pages: 14-25, ISSN: 0950-5849, DOI: 10.1016/j.infsof.2019.01.003
Information and Software Technology 109 2020-01-28
2018 Salman Taherizadeh, Vlado Stankovski, Marko Grobelnik
A Capillary Computing Architecture for Dynamic Internet of Things: Orchestration of Microservices from Edge Devices to Fog and Cloud Providers
published pages: 2938, ISSN: 1424-8220, DOI: 10.3390/s18092938
Sensors 18/9 2020-01-28
2019 Jaewon Moon, Seungwoo Kum, Sangwon Lee
A Heterogeneous IoT Data Analysis Framework with Collaboration of Edge-Cloud Computing: Focusing on Indoor PM10 and PM2.5 Status Prediction
published pages: 3038, ISSN: 1424-8220, DOI: 10.3390/s19143038
Sensors 19/14 2020-01-28
2019 Matej Štefanič, Vlado Stankovski
A review of technologies and applications for smart construction
published pages: 83-87, ISSN: 0965-089X, DOI: 10.1680/jcien.17.00050
Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Civil Engineering 172/2 2020-01-28
2019 Jaewon Moon, Seungwoo Kum, Sangwon Lee
A Platform Providing Interactive Signage Based on Edge-Cloud Cooperation
published pages: 39-49, ISSN: 2287-1136, DOI: 10.7472/jksii.2019.20.2.39
Journal of Internet Computing and Services (KRO) 20/2 2020-01-28
2019 Kochovski Petar; Sakellariou Rizos; Bajec Marko; Drobintsev Pavel; Stankovski Vlado
An Architecture and Stochastic Method for Database Container Placement in the Edge-Fog-Cloud Continuum
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2548463
IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) 2020-01-28
2019 Francescomaria Faticanti; Francesco de Pellegrini; Domenico Siracusa; Daniele Santoro; Silvio Cretti
Cutting Throughput with the Edge: App-Aware Placement in Fog Computing
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2862148
IEEE International Conference on Edge Computing and Scalable Cloud (EDGECOM) 2020-01-28

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