Model-Driven Development of Adaptive Applications with Self-Adaptive Mobile Processes

  • Holger Schmidt
  • Chi Tai Dang
  • Sascha Gessler
  • Franz J. Hauck
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5870)


Writing adaptive applications is complex and thus error-prone. Our (SAM-WSs) already provide adaptation support in terms of location, available state, provided functionality and implementation in use. Yet, SAM-WSs still require developers implementing the adaptation logic themselves.

In this work, we present an approach to ease the implementation of adaptive applications with SAM-WSs. We introduce our concept of a (SAMProc), an abstraction for adaptive applications, and SAMPEL, an XML application to describe a SAMProc. We show a tool that automatically generates SAM-WSs adaptation code on the basis of the SAMPEL description. Then, we go even one step further by providing an Eclipse plug-in that allows automatic generation of the SAMPEL description on the basis of a graphic model. This enables generating a SAM-WS implementation with few clicks; developers have to write pure application logic only.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Holger Schmidt
    • 1
  • Chi Tai Dang
    • 2
  • Sascha Gessler
    • 1
  • Franz J. Hauck
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Distributed SystemsUlm UniversityGermany
  2. 2.Multimedia Concepts and ApplicationsUniversity of AugsburgGermany

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