Middleware Services for Pervasive Grids

  • Mario Ciampi
  • Antonio Coronato
  • Giuseppe De Pietro
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4330)


Grid computing and pervasive computing have rapidly emerged and affirmed respectively as the paradigm for high performance computing and the paradigm for user-friendly computing. These two worlds, however, can no longer be separated islands. As a matter of fact, pervasive and grid computing communities can both benefit from joining the two paradigms. This conjunction is already taking place. This paper presents a middleware for pervasive grid applications. It consists of a set of basic services that aim to enhance classic grid environments with mechanisms for: i) integrating mobile devices in a pervasive way; ii) providing context-awareness; and, iii) handling mobile users’ sessions. Such services are OGSA compliant and have been deployed as grid services in order to be easily integrated in classic grid environments.


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

  • Mario Ciampi
    • 1
  • Antonio Coronato
    • 1
  • Giuseppe De Pietro
    • 1
  1. 1.ICAR-CNRNapoliItaly

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