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Managing Things in an Ambient Space

  • Sujith Samuel Mathew
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7221)

Abstract

We are surrounded by inanimate things that have inherent information. Unfortunately, the vast majority of applications built to use this information are built in ad-hoc manner, introducing issues with maintainability, share-ability and reusability. We discuss the architecture of Ambient Space Manager (ASM), a system to explore and control things within a context-aware ambient space. We define the context variables of such things to be the Capability, Location, Operations and QoS. Here we also elaborate the Capability context based on the atomic capabilities of things that enable them to offer contextual services.

Keywords

Web of Things Context-aware Ambient Space Future Internet 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sujith Samuel Mathew
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  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceUniversity of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia

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