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A situated computing framework for mobile and ubiquitous multimedia access using small screen and composite devices

Thai-Lai Pham, Georg Schneider, Stuart Goose
2000 Proceedings of the eighth ACM international conference on Multimedia - MULTIMEDIA '00  
A new distributed computing concept, the Small Screen/Composite Device (SS/CD) approach, is introduced, which offers new classes of ubiquitous and mobile multimedia services to small screen device users  ...  Hence, the Situated Computing Framework (SCF) research project at Siemens Corporate Research (SCR) aims to develop methods that allow users a high degree of mobility and concurrent to facilitate the access  ...  Concurrent, situated computing embodies new methodologies to exploit hardware resources and physical location to use in a different manner.  ... 
doi:10.1145/354384.354516 dblp:conf/mm/PhamSG00 fatcat:iybz6jvynra7fc4rtei72mjjxa

Middleware and architectures for space-based and situated computing

Valentin Cristea, Ciprian Dobre, Alexandru Costan, Florin Pop
2011 International Journal of Space-Based and Situated Computing (IJSSC)  
Situated computing is an actual research area that gathers the knowledge and investigation in mobile, wearable, ubiquitous and augmented computing.  ...  Service oriented, event driven, agent-based, and peer-to-peer architectures are discussed.  ...  Acknowledgements The research presented in this paper is supported by national project 'DEPSYS -models and techniques for ensuring reliability, safety, availability and security of large-scale distributess  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijssc.2011.039106 fatcat:o3x6jis77bdhxl3cm57oah6oye

QoS-Aware Middleware for Ubiquitous Environment: A Review and Proposed Solution

Anas Al-Roubaiey, M. AL-Rhman Alkhiaty
2014 Journal of Computational Engineering  
Furthermore we present some existing middleware solutions for ubiquitous environments, and propose our middleware-based architecture to facilitate the user interaction in such environment.  ...  Ubiquitous computing has introduced a new era of computing. Compared to traditional distributed systems, ubiquitous computing systems feature increased dynamism and heterogeneity.  ...  The ubiquitous middleware has to be built from minimal finegrained components, and the system structure must be highly configurable to support and facilitate the computing in such smart and context aware  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/725960 fatcat:m5rcoxtkenen7lwyyjljl23rwq

Adhoc personal ubiquitous multimedia services via UPNP

G. Schneider, C. Hoymann, S. Goose
2001 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, 2001. ICME 2001.  
In this paper we will present our concept of ad-hoc personal ubiquitous multimedia services and illustrate an UPnP based implementation, which allows users a high degree of mobility and in parallel facilitates  ...  Together with wireless networks they are the ubiquitous gateway to information and services.  ...  The discipline situated computing investigates techniques to provide a more mobile user-centric computing environment by using pervasive devices.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icme.2001.1237868 dblp:conf/icmcs/SchneiderHG01 fatcat:ku3isjx2jvg7piheof3h7cfxz4

Agent based middleware infrastructure for autonomous context-aware ubiquitous computing services

John Soldatos, Ippokratis Pandis, Kostas Stamatis, Lazaros Polymenakos, James L. Crowley
2007 Computer Communications  
These perceptual components were 106 accordingly used to support context-awareness based on 107 the introduced context modeling approach.  ...  . 21 52 less of time and end user's location [3, 4] .  ...  Ubiquitous computing 50 services aim at exploiting the full range of sensors and net-51 works available to transparently providing services, regard- 109 to identifying composite contextual states.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2005.11.018 fatcat:vfo57partfhhhgqvsvvo5afhqu

A Perspective on Middleware-Oriented Context-Aware Pervasive Systems

Zakwan Jaroucheh, Xiaodong Liu, Sally Smith
2009 2009 33rd Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference  
Therefore, the goal of this paper is to provide an overview of recent developments and implementations of middleware-based pervasive systems, and to explore major challenges of implementing such systems  ...  The evolving concepts of mobile computing, context-awareness, and ambient intelligence are increasingly influencing user's experience of services.  ...  a knowledge base into manageable sets or as a logical construct to facilitate reasoning services.  ... 
doi:10.1109/compsac.2009.142 dblp:conf/compsac/JarouchehLS09 fatcat:aeeg2qewh5a4hh5ofgghddr3hu

Survey on context-awareness in ubiquitous media

Daqiang Zhang, Hongyu Huang, Chin-Feng Lai, Xuedong Liang, Qin Zou, Minyi Guo
2011 Multimedia tools and applications  
Context-awareness assists ubiquitous media applications in discovering the changeable contextual information and adapting their behaviors accordingly.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Dr. Jingyu Zhou for his constructive suggestions. We also thank Xi Ma and Wenyin Wang for their proofread.  ...  -Contexts initially perceived are related to location. Contexts are mainly exploited to develop various location-based tourist services and systems [1, 37, 39, 83, 98] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-011-0940-9 fatcat:gjmr5kyhfrcvjkhfiul4dcmhhi

A Grid Enabled Framework for Ubiquitous Healthcare Service Provisioning [chapter]

Oludayo, O., Olugbara, Sunday, O. Ojo, Mathew O.
2011 Advances in Grid Computing  
The Gridbus aims to develop next-generation cluster and grid technologies that support utility-based service-oriented computing.  ...  Third we provide an evaluation of our framework based on ubiquitous computing evaluation areas.  ...  How to reference In order to correctly reference this scholarly work, feel free to copy and paste the following: Oludayo, O., Olugbara, Sunday, O. Ojo, and Mathew, O. Adigun (2011) .  ... 
doi:10.5772/15086 fatcat:mkbslu4egjb6blysqx7amiobhm

Integrating pervasive middleware with social networks in SAPERE

Franco Zambonelli, Gabriella Castelli, Marco Mamei, Alberto Rosi
2011 2011 International Conference on Selected Topics in Mobile and Wireless Networking (iCOST)  
Any middleware for pervasive computing services has to effectively support both spatially-situated activities and social models of interactions.  ...  The idea is to exploit the graph of a social network along with relations deriving from spatial proximity to rule the actual topology of interactions among devices, users and services.  ...  privacy issues, facilitating services/devices interaction and composition based on such social relations, other than simply based on spatial proximity.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icost.2011.6085827 fatcat:wacfd6nrvvappn6t32rmlalka4

A Synergy of Semantic and Context Awareness for Service Composition in Ubiquitous Environment

Tarik Fissaa, Hatim Guermah, Mahmoud El Hamlaoui, Hatim Hafiddi, Mahmoud Nassar
2018 Computer and Information Science  
This complexity is increasing in the internet of Things era wehere computing devices are everywhere.  ...  In this work we propose an approach for composition of context aware services in a semantic manner, Artificial Intelligence planning is used to automate the composition starting from a defined objectif  ...  The composition has to take into account the surrounding context (location, activity, patient situation…etc.).  ... 
doi:10.5539/cis.v11n2p88 fatcat:uhvmnvalpzf45pt64742golf4q

HiCon: a hierarchical context monitoring and composition framework for next-generation context-aware services

Kyungmin Cho, Inseok Hwang, Seungwoo Kang, Byoungjip Kim, Jinwon Lee, Sangjeong Lee, Souneil Park, Junehwa Song, Yunseok Rhee
2008 IEEE Network  
This paper presents a hierarchical context monitoring and composition framework that effectively supports next generation context aware services.  ...  The upcoming ubiquitous space will be covered with innumerable sensors and tiny devices, which ceaselessly pump out a huge volume of data over the space.  ...  Hierarchical Context Monitoring and Composition Framework Service Scenario Ubiquitous computing leverages easy and pervasive deployment of sensors and tiny devices.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mnet.2008.4579769 fatcat:7lozvyjacbb7jeszjh2zhqwlcy

Software Architecture for Self-Adapting Sub-sea Sensor Networks: Work in Progress

Svein Hallsteinsen, Richard Torbjørn Sanders
2009 2009 Third International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications  
This articles presents work in progress that sets out to address these issues by adapting approaches from software engineering solutions to ubiquitous computing.  ...  that require new approaches to software architectures for such nodes and systems.  ...  This choice facilitates the development of prototypes, in particular for supporting role transfer. III.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sensorcomm.2009.54 fatcat:qovahhp46ncrhctuttlhtj3rs4

MUSIC: Middleware Support for Self-Adaptation in Ubiquitous and Service-Oriented Environments [chapter]

Romain Rouvoy, Paolo Barone, Yun Ding, Frank Eliassen, Svein Hallsteinsen, Jorge Lorenzo, Alessandro Mamelli, Ulrich Scholz
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Self-adaptive component-based architectures facilitate the building of systems capable of dynamically adapting to varying execution context.  ...  Such a dynamic adaptation is particularly relevant in the domain of ubiquitous computing, where numerous and unexpected changes of the execution context prevail.  ...  We would like to thank our partners of the MUSIC project for valuable comments. This work was partly funded by the European Commission through the project MUSIC (EU IST 035166).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02161-9_9 fatcat:7eypfxhihfcfljulw6y6e7kejy

Enabling Semantic-Based Ubiquitous Learning in UPnP Network Environment

Atchara Rueangprathum, Somchai Limsiroratana, Suntorn Witosurapot
2015 International Journal of Information and Education Technology  
Although Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) network is aimed basically at home/ office service automation for general purposes, it can turn out to support for ubiquitous learning objective as well, if somewhat  ...  In this paper, we discuss how the UPnP network infrastructure should be polished with the Linked Data principle for enabling semantic-based ubiquitous learning services so that sharing digital contents  ...  However, for the educational purposes, smart home network is often used to facilitate for the remote access of e-learning facility, but it is rarely utilized to provide for group-based learning among computers  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijiet.2015.v5.613 fatcat:vs6uhjr5k5gbhgsii2kauian5m

Object Tracking Using Durative Events [chapter]

Eiko Yoneki, Jean Bacon
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents a distributed middleware architecture based on a service-oriented approach, to manage high volume sensor events.  ...  Event management takes a multi-step operation from event sources to final subscribers, combining information collected by wireless devices into higher-level information or knowledge.  ...  This research is funded by EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) under grant GR/557303.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11596042_68 fatcat:pokbpiqipzgq5cncuc46sqfy4i
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