An Architecture for Ubiquitous Applications

Sofia Zaidenberg, Patrick Reignier, James L. Crowley



This paper proposes a framework intended to help developers to create ubiquitous applications. We argue that context is a key concept in ubiquitous computing and that, by nature, a ubiquitous application is distributed and needs to be easily deployable. Thus we propose an easy way to build applications made of numerous modules spread in the environment and interconnected. This network of modules forms a permanently running system. The control (installation, update, etc.) of such a module is obtained by a simple, possibly remote, command and without requiring to stop the whole system. We ourselves used this architecture to create a ubiquitous application, which we present here as an illustration.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Zaidenberg S., Reignier P. and L. Crowley J. (2007). An Architecture for Ubiquitous Applications . In Proceedings of the 1st International Joint Workshop on Wireless Ubiquitous Computing - Volume 1: WUC, (ICEIS 2007) ISBN 978-972-8865-94-8, pages 86-95. DOI: 10.5220/0002415400860095

in Bibtex Style

author={Sofia Zaidenberg and Patrick Reignier and James L. Crowley},
title={An Architecture for Ubiquitous Applications},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Joint Workshop on Wireless Ubiquitous Computing - Volume 1: WUC, (ICEIS 2007)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Joint Workshop on Wireless Ubiquitous Computing - Volume 1: WUC, (ICEIS 2007)
TI - An Architecture for Ubiquitous Applications
SN - 978-972-8865-94-8
AU - Zaidenberg S.
AU - Reignier P.
AU - L. Crowley J.
PY - 2007
SP - 86
EP - 95
DO - 10.5220/0002415400860095