Characterization of Mobile Services in Heterogeneous Communication Environments

Nataliya Kohvakko

Abstract

The term “service” is quite overused in the telecommunications research area. This paper continues previous research by the author toward a better understanding of the service concept. The term service in this paper means the “something” that a human user receives from the computing environment that includes mobile and fixed devices, various kinds of interconnected networks forming a larger whole, and a variety of existing software. The main concern of this paper is to derive a set of essential properties of services within heterogeneous networks. It also defines the relationships among established properties and references each of them to a certain functional layer within a service conceptual model. Finally, this paper represents an example of “service content value”-based classification and the service characterization framework using an ontological representation.

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in Harvard Style

Kohvakko N. (2004). Characterization of Mobile Services in Heterogeneous Communication Environments . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing - Volume 1: IWUC, (ICEIS 2004) ISBN 972-8865-06-6, pages 3-10. DOI: 10.5220/0002665100030010


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iwuc04,
author={Nataliya Kohvakko},
title={Characterization of Mobile Services in Heterogeneous Communication Environments},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing - Volume 1: IWUC, (ICEIS 2004)},
year={2004},
pages={3-10},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002665100030010},
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 - Characterization of Mobile Services in Heterogeneous Communication Environments
SN - 972-8865-06-6
AU - Kohvakko N.
PY - 2004
SP - 3
EP - 10
DO - 10.5220/0002665100030010