Towards Context-Aware Telecom End User Services through SOA

  • Philipp H. Mohr
  • Giuseppe Raffa
  • Marina Pettinari
  • Tullio Salmon Cinotti
  • Cristina Frà
  • Claudio Venezia
  • Paolo Protto
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4907)


In this paper a SOA inspired context-aware platform for enabling context-aware Telecom services is presented. The SOA related components are highlighted and the platform’s integration into a Telecom provider’s service architecture is described — pointing out challenges in terms of protocols and semantic interoperability. An example application bridging the gap between data collected through a user’s mobile phone and a web based portal in order to provide a Virtual Location Application through our platform is presented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philipp H. Mohr
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Raffa
    • 1
  • Marina Pettinari
    • 1
  • Tullio Salmon Cinotti
    • 1
  • Cristina Frà
    • 2
  • Claudio Venezia
    • 2
  • Paolo Protto
    • 3
  1. 1.ARCES Centre of ExcellenceUniversity of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Telecom Italia LabTorinoItaly
  3. 3.University of TorinoItaly

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