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A b s t r a c t. This paper is directly focused on the design of middleware functions to support a distributed cooperative authoring environment on the World Wide Web. Using the advanced storage and access functions of the FINAS middleware, co-authors can produce fragmented and repli-cated documents in a structured, consistent and efficient way. However,(More)
Public screens can now be found in many places, from shopping malls and airports to museums and restaurants, and even in the outside walls of tall buildings. These public screens usually convey contextual information to the public, and even though some of them support interactivity via touchscreen, the same information is always displayed to all its users(More)
Currently, most of the applications assume that human-computer interaction is confined to a single computing device (e.g., a PC) where the user employs traditional input/output devices (e.g, monitor, keyboard and mouse). However, the increasing proliferation of computing devices and the progress of communication networks potentially transform the user into(More)
Abstract-Nowadays, due to the development of various research domains such as groupware, multimedia, and WWW among others, distributed applications require more real-time capabilities to efficiently transfer monomedia and multimedia information between cooperating sites. In last years, Java became unavoidable for the development of distributed(More)
Service Discovery Protocols have been developed for applications to take advantages of services shared over networks. Each protocol provides a way for applications to ask for the type of services they need. In return, applications receive information about services that could fulfill their needs. However, such protocols do not supply enough support for(More)