Model-Driven development of context-aware web services

Jian Yu, Quan Z. Sheng, Kewen Liao, Hoi S. Wong

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Context awareness refers to the apability of an appli ation or a servi e being aware of its physi al environment or situation (i.e., ontext) and responding proa tively and intelligently based on such awareness (1, 7, 11). With recent developments in omputer hardware, software, networking, and sensorte hnologies, ontext awareness be omes one of the most exiting trends in omputing today that holds the potential to make our daily lives more produ tive, onvenient, and enjoyable. For example, atour-guide servi e gives tourists suggestions on the attra tions to visit by onsidering their urrent locations, preferen es, and even the prevailing weather onditions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnabling Context-Aware Web Services
Subtitle of host publicationMethods, Architectures, and Technologies
EditorsQuan Z Sheng, Jian Yu, Schahram Dustdar
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9781439809860, 9780429075506
ISBN (Print)9781439809853
Publication statusPublished - 10 May 2010
Externally publishedYes


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