Construct: An Open Source Pervasive Systems Platform

@article{Dobson2007ConstructAO,
  title={Construct: An Open Source Pervasive Systems Platform},
  author={Simon Dobson and Paddy Nixon and Lorcan Coyle and Steve Neely and Greame Stevenson and Graham Williamson},
  journal={2007 4th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference},
  year={2007},
  pages={1203-1204}
}
Construct differs from other pervasive systems platforms in a number of key respects. It is completely standards-based, using RDF as its data exchange model and ZeroConf for resource discovery. It supports a knowledge-centric model of interaction where clients' actions are driven by queries and triggers about the context of the system. It uses gossiping to maintain a consistent state across a distributed data structure, which maximises robustness and scalability and avoids many problems with… CONTINUE READING

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