Semantic-Based Context-Aware Service Discovery in Pervasive-Computing Environments

  title={Semantic-Based Context-Aware Service Discovery in Pervasive-Computing Environments},
  author={Abdur-Rahman El-Sayed and James Black and David R. Cheriton},
Service discovery is vital in pervasive-computing environments, where a great number of devices and software components collaborate unobtrusively and provide numerous services. Current service-discovery protocols do not make use of contextual information in discovering services, and as a result, fail to provide the most appropriate and relevant services for users. In addition, current protocols rely on keyword-based search techniques and do not consider the semantic description of services… CONTINUE READING
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