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Active Architecture for Pervasive Contextual Services


Kirby, G and Dearle, A and Morrison, R and Dunlop, M and Connor, R and Nixon, Paddy, Active Architecture for Pervasive Contextual Services, Proc. International Workshop on Middleware for Pervasive and Ad-hoc Computing, 2003, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil EJ (2003) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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Pervasive services may be defined as services that are available to any client (anytime, anywhere). Here we focus on the software and network infrastructure required to support pervasive contextual services operating over a wide area. One of the key requirements is a matching service capable of assimilating and filtering information from various sources and determining matches relevant to those services. We consider some of the challenges in engineering a globally distributed matching service that is scalable, manageable, and able to evolve incrementally as usage pat-terns, data formats, services, network topologies and deployment technologies change. We outline an approach based on the use of a peer-to-peer architecture to distribute user events and data, and to support the deployment and evolution of the infrastructure itself.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Distributed computing and systems software
Research Field:Networking and communications
Objective Division:Information and Communication Services
Objective Group:Communication technologies, systems and services
Objective Field:Mobile technologies and communications
UTAS Author:Nixon, Paddy (Professor Paddy Nixon)
ID Code:69423
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:Research Division
Deposited On:2011-04-20
Last Modified:2013-08-13
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