Handling Heterogeneity in Context Aware Services

Ronald van Eijk, Arjan Peddemors, Johan de Heer, Alfons Salden, Petri Määttä, Ville Haataja

Abstract

The increasing number of context aware applications, sensing technologies and positioning algorithms ask for a generic framework that is able to handle the large heterogeneity in contextual information. Thereto, we propose a layered context model that describes the heterogeneity in location information and a reference architecture that contains Distributing Servers and Location Operation Servers. The proposed framework can support location services in a heterogeneous environment. Finally we demonstrate the viability of our framework by implementing parts of our architecture related to a location service. Our service makes use of two different positioning technologies, based on WLAN and Bluetooth infrastructures respectively.

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in Harvard Style

van Eijk R., Peddemors A., de Heer J., Salden A., Määttä P. and Haataja V. (2004). Handling Heterogeneity in Context Aware Services . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing - Volume 1: IWUC, (ICEIS 2004) ISBN 972-8865-06-6, pages 18-27. DOI: 10.5220/0002656300180027


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iwuc04,
author={Ronald van Eijk and Arjan Peddemors and Johan de Heer and Alfons Salden and Petri Määttä and Ville Haataja},
title={Handling Heterogeneity in Context Aware Services},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing - Volume 1: IWUC, (ICEIS 2004)},
year={2004},
pages={18-27},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002656300180027},
isbn={972-8865-06-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing - Volume 1: IWUC, (ICEIS 2004)
TI - Handling Heterogeneity in Context Aware Services
SN - 972-8865-06-6
AU - van Eijk R.
AU - Peddemors A.
AU - de Heer J.
AU - Salden A.
AU - Määttä P.
AU - Haataja V.
PY - 2004
SP - 18
EP - 27
DO - 10.5220/0002656300180027