Adding Context Awareness to C#

  • Anca Rarau
  • Ioan Salomie
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4272)


In this paper, we propose a context-aware extension of the C# programming language. Bringing the context-awareness at the level of the programming language constructs comes with the advantage of lowering the effort required to specify the contextual polymorphic behavior of the applications. The application developer is released, at a great extent, from the responsibility of managing the context-awareness without reducing the programmer’s ability to express the context-dependent behavior. In order to insert context-awareness into the C# programming language we have extended the programming language constructs (i.e. constant, variable, function, object) with context awareness. We have also provided language constructs for dealing with the context model.


Current Context Context Model Context Change Context Awareness Programming Construct 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anca Rarau
    • 1
  • Ioan Salomie
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentTechnical University of Cluj-NapocaRomania

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