Title

User-centric services provisioning in wireless environments

Document Type

Article

Source of Publication

Communications of the ACM

Publication Date

11-1-2008

Abstract

The rapid advancement of wireless communication technology is enabling web-services to provide data and services to mobile users. The latest mobile applications with ubiquitous wireless networking provide virtual environment for the users. A class assistance mobile service can help college students to manage and plan their class activities with their mobile devices. Services provider for mobile users need to make efforts to provide personalized services to mobile users and to overcome the problem of limited resources of mobile devices. Mobile devices has limited resources like battery power and limited input capacity. A multi-agent based architecture was developed to provide a distributed, adaptive, and context aware platform for personalized services. IBM launched its Web Service Toolkit for mobile devices, while Microsoft and Vodafone launched Mobile Web Services.

ISSN

0001-0782

Publisher

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Volume

51

Issue

11

First Page

130

Last Page

135

Disciplines

Computer Sciences

Keywords

Communication; Global system for mobile communications; Mobile computing; Mobile devices; Mobile telecommunication systems; Portable equipment; Telecommunication equipment; Virtual reality; Web services; World Wide Web; Battery powers; College students; Context-aware; Limited resources; MicroSoft; Mobile applications; Mobile services; Mobile users; Mobile web services; Multi agents; Personalized services; Rapid advancements; Service toolkits; Virtual environments; Vodafone; Wireless communication technologies; Wireless environments; Wireless networkings; Wireless networks

Scopus ID

55149099652

Indexed in Scopus

yes

Open Access

no

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