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Middleware Awareness in Mobile Computing

Grace, P. and Blair, Gordon S. and Samuel, S. (2003) Middleware Awareness in Mobile Computing. In: MCM03: 1st International ICDCS Workshop on Mobile Computing Middleware, 1900-01-01.

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    Abstract

    The mobile computing domain presents major new challenges for middleware to overcome. In particular the mobile environment is characterised by frequent changes and often poor network QoS. Therefore, a number of middleware platforms and paradigms have been put forward to solve these issues. This in turn though has generated a problem i.e. middleware heterogeneity exists within this domain. As a consequence, mobile client applications developed upon one type of middleware are unable to interoperate and utilise services implemented on an alternative. In this paper, we examine the issue of middleware heterogeneity and propose a configurable and dynamically reconfigurable middleware platform, named ReMMoC (Reflective Middleware for Mobile Computing), which allows mobile client applications to be developed independently of the underlying middleware technology.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Journal or Publication Title: MCM03: 1st International ICDCS Workshop on Mobile Computing Middleware
    Uncontrolled Keywords: cs_eprint_id ; 1706 cs_uid ; 361
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 41565
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 11 Aug 2008 16:04
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 01:26
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/41565

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