An RFID-Based Access and Location Service for Pervasive Grids

  • Antonio Coronato
  • Gennaro Della Vecchia
  • Giuseppe De Pietro
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4097)


Grid computing and pervasive computing have rapidly emerged and affirmed as paradigms for high performance computing and for user-friendly computing respectively. These two separate worlds, however, can now interact each other in such a way that both pervasive and grid computing communities can benefit from integrating the two paradigms into a whole. This conjunction is already taking place to yield the pervasive grid computing model, and the present paper is focused on this approach. Purposely, it describes an Access&Location service for pervasive grid applications which uses RFID and WiFi technologies to grant access and locate mobile objects within a pervasive environment. Since this service is compliant to the OGSA specifications, it can be easily integrated into classic grid environments, therefore enhancing them with pervasive capabilities.


Mobile Device Mobile User Pervasive Computing Grid Environment Grid Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Coronato
    • 2
  • Gennaro Della Vecchia
    • 1
  • Giuseppe De Pietro
    • 1
  1. 1.ICAR-CNRNapoliItaly
  2. 2.SASIT-CNRNapoliItaly

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