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Towards dynamic context discovery and composition

Thomson, G. and Terzis, S. and Nixon, P. (2003) Towards dynamic context discovery and composition. In: 1st UK-UbiNet Workshop, 2003-09-25 - 2003-09-26, London, England.

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    Abstract

    Context-awareness has been identified as a key characteristic for pervasive computing systems. As a variety of context-aware environments begin to flourish, pervasive applications shall have to interact different environments well. In this paper we propose extensions to the Strathclyde Context Infrastructure that gives context-aware applications the potential to adapt to unfamiliar environments transparently. We present a vision of a context discovery technique based on automated semantic reasoning about context information and services. The technique will offer higher levels of scalability and of interoperability with new context environments that cannot be achieved with current methods.

    Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    ID code: 2446
    Keywords: context discovery technique, context-awareness, Electronic computers. Computer science
    Subjects: Science > Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
    Department: Faculty of Science > Computer and Information Sciences
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      Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
      Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2007
      Last modified: 20 Jul 2013 21:52
      URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/2446

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