Device and service descriptions in personal distributed environments
De, S and Moessner, K (2007) Device and service descriptions in personal distributed environments 2007 2nd International Conference on Digital Information Management, ICDIM, 2. 695 - 700.
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The current research on context-aware systems in ubiquitous environments opens a number of interlinked research challenges. On the lowest level of such systems, discovery mechanisms and flexible semantic descriptions of available devices and services form the basis for end-user service personalization. The challenge is to design a description model that leverages implicit semantic information obtained, while being cognizant of resource constraints of a device. To encounter the different device characteristics and personalization challenges, this paper proposes a device and service description approach that provides a high level contextual view of device information. The work has been performed as part of the Personal Distributed Environment concept, also described in the paper. Further, a user-centric view of multiple user interface devices to access services in a heterogeneous and dynamic networked environment has been implemented by extending UPnP device discovery. A comparison with existing state of the art approaches concludes the work.
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|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research|
|Depositing User:||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited:||02 Feb 2012 09:56|
|Last Modified:||23 Sep 2013 19:02|
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