Next Article in Journal
An Oxidase-Based Electrochemical Fluidic Sensor with High-Sensitivity and Low-Interference by On-Chip Oxygen Manipulation
Next Article in Special Issue
A Reasoning Hardware Platform for Real-Time Common-Sense Inference
Previous Article in Journal
Maximum Likelihood-Based Iterated Divided Difference Filter for Nonlinear Systems from Discrete Noisy Measurements
Previous Article in Special Issue
Subtitle Synchronization across Multiple Screens and Devices
Open AccessArticle

Enabling Flexible and Continuous Capability Invocation in Mobile Prosumer Environments

1
Department of Telematics Engineering, Technical University of Madrid, Avenida Complutense n. 30, Ciudad Universitaria, 28040 Madrid, Spain
2
Deusto Institute of Technology, University of Deusto, Avda. Universidades 24, 48007 Bilbao, Spain
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Sensors 2012, 12(7), 8930-8954; https://doi.org/10.3390/s120708930
Received: 22 March 2012 / Revised: 17 June 2012 / Accepted: 19 June 2012 / Published: 28 June 2012
Mobile prosumer environments require the communication with heterogeneous devices during the execution of mobile services. These environments integrate sensors, actuators and smart devices, whose availability continuously changes. The aim of this paper is to design a reference architecture for implementing a model for continuous service execution and access to capabilities, i.e., the functionalities provided by these devices. The defined architecture follows a set of software engineering patterns and includes some communication paradigms to cope with the heterogeneity of sensors, actuators, controllers and other devices in the environment. In addition, we stress the importance of the flexibility in capability invocation by allowing the communication middleware to select the access technology and change the communication paradigm when dealing with smart devices, and by describing and evaluating two algorithms for resource access management. View Full-Text
Keywords: prosumer; software engineering; ubiquitous computing; communication paradigms; resource management prosumer; software engineering; ubiquitous computing; communication paradigms; resource management
MDPI and ACS Style

Alcarria, R.; Robles, T.; Morales, A.; López-de-Ipiña, D.; Aguilera, U. Enabling Flexible and Continuous Capability Invocation in Mobile Prosumer Environments. Sensors 2012, 12, 8930-8954.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Article Access Map by Country/Region

1
Only visits after 24 November 2015 are recorded.
Search more from Scilit
 
Search
Back to TopTop