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Liquid: Designing a Universal Sensor Interface for Ubiquitous Computing

Gilleade, Kiel and Sheridan, Jennifer and Allanson, J. (2003) Liquid: Designing a Universal Sensor Interface for Ubiquitous Computing. Working Paper. . (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    This paper describes the specification of a universal sensor interface (USI) called Liquid, which allows for the collection and representation of sensor readings from a wide range of different sensors. We illustrate how it is possible for Liquid to collect data from a broad spectrum of sensors using a select method of sensor classification and to present this data within a common environment. We explore how this approach can extend itself to include sensors not yet conceived of with relative ease. Finally we explain how the Liquid USI provides developers of ubiquitous systems with a general-purpose toolkit for the development of sensor-based applications.

    Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: cs_eprint_id ; 827 cs_uid ; 1
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 12359
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 15 Oct 2009 01:24
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Unpublished
    Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 00:55
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/12359

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