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DSOA: A Service Oriented Architecture for Ubiquitous Applications

  • Fabricio Nogueira Buzeto
  • Carlos Botelho de Paula Filho
  • Carla Denise Castanho
  • Ricardo Pezzuol Jacobi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6104)

Abstract

Ubiquitous environments are composed by a wide variety of devices, each one with different characteristics like communication protocol, programming and hardware platforms. These devices range from powerful equipments, like PCs, to limited ones, like cell phones, sensors and actuators. The services provided by an ubiquitous environment rely on the interaction among devices. In order to support the development of applications in this context, the heterogeneity of communication protocols must be abstracted and the functionalities dynamically provided by devices should be easily available to application developers. This paper proposes a Device Service Oriented Architecture (DSOA) as an abstraction layer to help organizing devices and its resources in a ubiquitous environment, while hiding details about communication protocols from developers. Based on DSOA, a lightweight middleware (uOS) and a high level protocol (uP) were developed. A use case is presented to illustrate the application of these concepts.

Keywords

Service Orient Architecture Pervasive Computing Device Driver Smart Space Message Format 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabricio Nogueira Buzeto
    • 1
  • Carlos Botelho de Paula Filho
    • 1
  • Carla Denise Castanho
    • 1
  • Ricardo Pezzuol Jacobi
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Ciências da Computação , Instituto de Ciências ExatasUniversidade de Brasília (UnB) Campus Universitário Darcy Ribeiro - Asa Norte - ICC CentroBrasíliaBrazil

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