Towards declarative characterisation and negotiation of bindings

  title={Towards declarative characterisation and negotiation of bindings},
  author={\Oyvind Hanssen},
This paper addresses negotiation of bindings in open systems, and in particular how to characterise the capabilities of heterogeneous platforms, and communication channels. Based on a middleware architecture supporting policy-governed binding, negotiation is about selecting suitable policies for bindings at run-time. We propose a model for declarative expressions based on a hybrid of declared and rule-based conformance, and composition operators. We also propose a scheme for how the middleware… CONTINUE READING