Adaptive Applications: Definition and Usability in IT-based Service Systems Management

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Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 55)

Abstract

Adaptive applications are not well defined in literature, and are usually confused with other sorts of applications. In this chapter we try to capture common properties of these applications into an informal definition. Then later come up with a formal definition on the basis of a comprehensive set of attributes. This domain-independent definition of adaptive applications is then employed and exemplified in the field of IT-based Service Systems Management.

Keywords

Adaptive applications Rough sets Definition Adaptive hypermedia IT-based service systems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Business Informatics I/Very Large Business ApplicationsCarl von Ossietzky University of OldenburgOldenburgGermany

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