Towards `ubiquitous' ubiquitous computing: an alliance with `the grid'

Storz, Oliver and Friday, Adrian and Davies, Nigel (2003) Towards `ubiquitous' ubiquitous computing: an alliance with `the grid'. In: First Workshop on System Support for Ubiquitous Computing Workshop (Ubisys 2003) in association with Fifth International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, 2003-10-12.

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Abstract

The drive to implement Ubiquitous Computing systems has driven the development of numerous research prototypes. Distributed systems platforms have emerged, each addressing a subset of the overall problem space. In contrast, many other scientific disciplines have success- fully embraced a standardised vision of a global distributed computing platform, i.e. the Grid. While the Grid certainly is far from perfect plat- form, in this position paper we argue that significant potential exists for building ubiquitous computing applications on a hitherto unprece- dented scale. Additionally, we explore the areas of synergy between Grid computing and ubiquitous computing and highlight a number of com- mon research challenges, and argue why this platform should be used to accelerate the deployment of ubiquitous computing.

Item Type: Contribution to Conference (Paper)
Journal or Publication Title: First Workshop on System Support for Ubiquitous Computing Workshop (Ubisys 2003) in association with Fifth International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qa75
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 12347
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 15 May 2008 09:23
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2019 16:19
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/12347

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