Delivering service adaptation with 3G technology

A. Liotta, A. Yew, C. Bohoris, G. Pavlou

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    Abstract

    Now that 3G technologies have reached their maturity, newly advanced services can be delivered to the mobile user. These include context- aware services, adaptable services and Virtual Home Environment (VHE)-like services. Important research issues relate, however, to managing such services through appropriate service architectures which permit effective adaptation mechanisms, allowing the user to experience an ‘adapted’ service as he/she switches across terminals, networks, and providers. In this paper we present a VHE middleware system and its prototype implementation developed in the context of the IST VESPER project. We place particular emphasis on the realization of a service management approach that enables multi-dimensional service adaptation acting upon the service context. We elaborate on the benefits of our middleware-based solution whose functionality is illustrated through an adaptable multimedia content delivery application. Lessons learned from our prototype implementation are integrated by a feasibility study aimed at discussing how adaptable service management may be achieved today outside a laboratory environment
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationManagement technologies for e-commerce and e-business applications : 13th IFIP/IEEE international workshop on distributed systems: operations and management, DSOM 2002, Montreal, Canada, october 21-23, 2002, proceedings
    EditorsM. Feridun, P.G. Kropf, G. Babin
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages108-120
    ISBN (Print)3-540-00080-1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2002

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
    Volume2506
    ISSN (Print)0302-9743

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