Cloud Service Localisation

  • Claus Pahl
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7592)

Abstract

The essence of cloud computing is the provision of software and hardware services to a range of users in different locations. The aim of cloud service localisation is to facilitate the internationalisation and localisation of cloud services by allowing their adaption to different locales. We address the lingual localisation by providing service-level language translation techniques to adopt services to different languages and regulatory localisation by providing standards-based mappings to achieve regulatory compliance with regionally varying laws, standards and regulations. The aim is to support and enforce the explicit modelling of aspects particularly relevant to localisation and runtime support consisting of tools and middleware services to automating the deployment based on models of locales, driven by the two localisation dimensions. We focus here on an ontology-based conceptual information model that integrates locale specification in a coherent way.

Keywords

Cloud services Service localisation Service internationalisation Language governance localisation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claus Pahl
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  1. 1.Center for Next Generation Localisation CNGL and CloudCORE Research Centre, School of ComputingDublin City UniversityDublinIreland

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