Allia: alliance-based service discovery for ad-hoc environments

  title={Allia: alliance-based service discovery for ad-hoc environments},
  author={Olga Ratsimor and Dipanjan Chakraborty and Anupam Joshi and Timothy W. Finin},
  booktitle={Workshop Mobile Commerce},
Static directory based service discovery is unsuitable for m-commerce in ad-hoc environments. In this paper, we present Allia: a peer-to-peer caching based and policy-driven agent-service discovery framework to facilitate cross-platform service discovery in ad-hoc environments for mobile electronic commerce applications. Our approach removes the problems associated with structured compound formation of agent communities in mobile commerce environment and achieves high degree of flexibility in… CONTINUE READING
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