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Reusable Context-Aware Software

  • Ichiro Satoh
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 214)

Abstract

A framework for providing context-aware services is presented. It enables software for context-aware services to be defined independently of any contextual information so that it can be reused in other context. It introduces two novel mechanisms. The first is to enable non-context-aware services to be used as context-aware services. The second is to enable context-aware services to be defined independently on any contextual information. The framework is useful in the development of software for non-context-aware services in ubiquitous computing environments. Our early experiments proved that it enabled us to reuse JavaBeans components as context-aware services without having to modify the components themselves.

Keywords

Mobile Agent Enterprise Architecture Physical Entity Social Network Service Runtime System 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of Informatics 2-1-2 HitotsubashiChiyoda-kuJapan

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