Blair, Gordon and Coulson, G and Robin, P and Papathomas, M (1998) An architecture for next generation middleware. In: Proceeding Middleware '98 Proceedings of the IFIP International Conference on Distributed Systems Platforms and Open Distributed Processing. Springer Verlag London Ltd, GODALMING, pp. 191-206. ISBN 1-85233-088-0Full text not available from this repository.
This paper proposes an approach to the design of configurable and open middleware platforms based on the concept of reflection. More specifically, the paper introduces a language-independent reflective architecture featuring a perobject meta-space, the use of meta-models to structure meta-space, and a consistent use of object graphs for composite components. This is complemented by a component framework supporting the construction of meta-spaces. The paper also reports on experiences of implementing the architecture (with emphasis on experiments with open bindings).
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||middleware ; (re-)configuration ; reflection ; open implementation ; open bindings|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||12 Mar 2012 09:47|
|Last Modified:||23 Sep 2016 00:02|
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