Research of the QoC-Aware Service Selection for Middleware Based Pervasive Applications

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Di Zheng 1,* Hang Yan 2 Jun Wang 3

1. Department of Computer Science, Naval University of Engineering, Wuhan, HuBei, China 430033

2. Department of Electronics and Information Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, HuBei, China 430074

3. Key Research Lab, Wuhan Radar Institute, Wuhan, HuBei, China 430019

* Corresponding author.


Received: 28 Feb. 2011 / Revised: 7 Apr. 2011 / Accepted: 4 May 2011 / Published: 5 Jun. 2011

Index Terms

QoC, middleware, Context-aware, Pervasvie


With the rapid development of information technology, it is inevitable that the distributed mobile computing will evolve to the pervasive computing gradually whose final goal is fusing the information space composed of computers with the physical space in which the people are working and living in. Furthermore, with the development of SOA, more and more pervasive applications have been composed of different kinds of services. So how to choose a suitable service from all the useable services is the most important step for pervasive computing. Compare to the traditional service selection we must take more care of the context as well as the quality of them in pervasive environment. However, most of existing researches pay no attention to QoC (Quality of Service) which may lead to unreliable selections. Therefore we proposed a middleware based service selection scheme to support QoC-aware service selection efficiently.

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Di Zheng,Hang Yan,Jun Wang,"Research of the QoC-Aware Service Selection for Middleware Based Pervasive Applications", IJEM, vol.1, no.3, pp.55-61, 2011. DOI: 10.5815/ijem.2011.03.09 


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