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Distributed Object-Oriented Programming with RFID Technology

  • Andoni Lombide Carreton
  • Kevin Pinte
  • Wolfgang De Meuter
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6115)

Abstract

Our everyday environments will soon be pervaded with RFID tags integrated in physical objects. These RFID tags can store a digital representation of the physical object and transmit it wirelessly to pervasive, context-aware applications running on mobile devices. However, communicating with RFID tags is prone to many failures inherent to the technology. This hinders the development of such applications as traditional programming models require the programmer to deal with the RFID hardware characteristics manually.In this paper, we propose extending the ambient-oriented programming paradigm to program RFID applications, by considering RFID tags as intermittently connected mutable proxy objects hosted on mobile distributed computing devices.

Keywords

RFID pervasive computing ambient-oriented programming mobile RFID-enabled applications 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andoni Lombide Carreton
    • 1
  • Kevin Pinte
    • 1
  • Wolfgang De Meuter
    • 1
  1. 1.Software Languages LabVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium

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