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Author Huebscher, M.C. ♦ McCann, J.A.
Sponsorship IBM
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2004
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Computer programming, programs & data
Subject Keyword Computational modeling ♦ Pervasive computing ♦ Logic testing ♦ Monitoring ♦ Temperature sensors ♦ Context modeling ♦ Computer applications ♦ Humidity ♦ Logic design ♦ Sensor phenomena and characterization
Abstract In autonomic computing, an application needs to be aware of its environment. While the term "environment" is not normally understood as being a physical environment, in pervasive computing many applications do actually need to monitor the physical environment in which they are deployed. Monitoring the environment often includes gathering information about the people working or living in this environment. Applications that self-adapt to changes in the monitored environment are known as context-aware. The environment is monitored using sensors, such as temperature, humidity, location sensors, etc., and use some form of logic to abduce a context. As the input of this context logic is environment sensor data, testing these applications usually requires deployment at a physical test location, often in a research laboratory. Our project aims to design a simulation model of contexts as a means to test the context logic of a context-aware application, by allowing sensor data to be produced from a description of contexts, i.e. the location and activities of people in this location, thereby allowing initial testing of a context-aware application without requiring physical deployment.
Description Author affiliation: Imperial Coll. London, UK (Huebscher, M.C.; McCann, J.A.)
ISBN 0769521959
ISSN 15294188
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2004-09-03
Publisher Place Spain
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 417.99 kB
Page Count 5
Starting Page 694
Ending Page 698


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library