Service discovery is an essential technique to provide applications with appropriate resources. However, user mobility and heterogeneous environments make the discovery of appropriate resources difficult. The execution environments will be rapidly changed, so developers cannot predict available resources exactly in design time. Thus, service discovery… (More)
In this paper, we classified existing address autoconfiguration schemes based on two communication models: centralized and distributed schemes. We defined performance metrics and evaluated four existing address autoconfiguration schemes. We suggested requirements for an address autoconfiguration scheme.