Towards a Services Platform for Mobile Context-Aware Applications

Patrícia Dockhorn Costa, Luís Ferreira Pires, Marten van Sinderen, José Gonçalves Pereira Filho

Abstract

Context-aware services platforms aim at supporting the handling of contextual information in order to provide better user-tailored services. This paper proposes a novel services platform architecture to support mobile context-aware applications, giving emphasis to the configurability of the platform’s generic functionality. The paper introduces concepts and a language to cope with configurability aspects. The paper also reports on the implementation of this architecture in the WASPa platform, which is a Web services-based context-aware services platform that runs on top of 3G networks.

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in Harvard Style

Dockhorn Costa P., Ferreira Pires L., van Sinderen M. and Gonçalves Pereira Filho J. (2004). Towards a Services Platform for Mobile Context-Aware Applications . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing - Volume 1: IWUC, (ICEIS 2004) ISBN 972-8865-06-6, pages 48-61. DOI: 10.5220/0002680300480061


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iwuc04,
author={Patrícia Dockhorn Costa and Luís Ferreira Pires and Marten van Sinderen and José Gonçalves Pereira Filho},
title={Towards a Services Platform for Mobile Context-Aware Applications},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Ubiquitous Computing - Volume 1: IWUC, (ICEIS 2004)},
year={2004},
pages={48-61},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002680300480061},
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 - Towards a Services Platform for Mobile Context-Aware Applications
SN - 972-8865-06-6
AU - Dockhorn Costa P.
AU - Ferreira Pires L.
AU - van Sinderen M.
AU - Gonçalves Pereira Filho J.
PY - 2004
SP - 48
EP - 61
DO - 10.5220/0002680300480061