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: Contribution to Conference (Paper)
Journal or Publication Title: MCM03: 1st International ICDCS Workshop on Mobile Computing Middleware
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qa75
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 41565
Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
Deposited On: 11 Aug 2008 15:04
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2019 02:32
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/41565

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