Towards a Grand Unified Framework for Mobile Objects

  • Francisco J. Ballesteros
  • Fabio Kon
  • Sergio Arévalo
  • Roy H. Campbell
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1543)


Distributed object systems (DOS) are usually implemented as middleware which repeats and undoes a significant amount of work performed by the underlying operating system [3]. This introduces overhead and leads to distinct, incompatible middleware implementations. Therefore, basic mechanisms are not usually shared. If mobility and replication rely on common techniques and mechanisms no matter the application domain, why are these mechanisms not shared?


Information System Operating System Communication Network Basic Mechanism Application Domain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francisco J. Ballesteros
    • 1
  • Fabio Kon
    • 2
  • Sergio Arévalo
    • 3
  • Roy H. Campbell
    • 3
  1. 1.Universidad Carlos III de MadridLeganesMadridSpain
  2. 2.University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbana ILUSA
  3. 3.Universidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain

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