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Context Management for Distributed and Dynamic Context-Aware Computing

By Ricardo Couto Antunes da Rocha , Markus Endler

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4471-4019-1
  • 103 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: May 3, 2012
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
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Research in context-aware computing has produced a number of middleware systems for context management. However, development of ubiquitous context-aware applications is still a challenge because most current middleware systems are still focused on isolated and static context-aware environments. Context-aware environments are inherently dynamic as a result of occasional additions or upgrade of sensors, applications or context inference mechanisms.Context Management for Distributed and Dynamic Context-Aware Computing proposes a novel architecture for context management based on the concept of context domains, allowing applications to keep context interests across distributed context management systems. The authors describe a distributed middleware that implements the aforementioned concepts, without compromising scalability and efficiency of context access.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction.
  2. Foundations of Context Management in Distributed and Dynamic Environments.
  3. State of the Art.
  4. Domain
  5. based Context Management.
  6. Usage Scenario.
  7. Middleware for Context Management based on Context Domains.
  8. Implementation and Evaluation.
  9. Conclusions.

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