A Policy-Driven Service Composition Method for Adaptation in Pervasive Computing Environment

B. Zhang, Y. Shi, X. Xiao
2007 Computer journal  
Service composition allows distributed application, such as multimedia application, to be composed from atomic service units and to adapt dynamically to users' requirements and environment conditions in pervasive computing system. It augments the adaptation action space for the application of pervasive computing. According to the multidimensional QoS (Quality of Service) requirement of pervasive computing system, we proposed a comprehensive service composition method to enhance the capability
more » ... ce the capability of application adaptation. First, according to a hierarchy policy model and a policy specification language, strengthened by event calculus, service discovery policy action integrating the situation of user, application, environment and resource can be triggered. Secondly, the proposed physical space model can support the location-aware service discovery and explicit range query to improve the efficiency of the query. To the end, an adaptation policy evaluation model is utilized to maximize an evaluation criterion -quality of satisfaction of users and environment by optimizing the optional service selection and the composition path. Through experiment and discussion of the algorithm, the paper further illustrates the great potential advantage of the solution to service composition.
doi:10.1093/comjnl/bxm103 fatcat:gjj6vy362rc2hce77z6scjn4na