Exploiting the flexibility and universality of Web Services in a composite radio service management platform

Konferenz: European Wireless 2006 - 12th European Wireless Conference 2006 - Enabling Technologies for Wireless Multimedia Communications
02.04.2006 - 05.04.2006 in Athens, Greece

Tagungsband: European Wireless 2006

Seiten: 5Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Koutsouris, Nikos; Erga, Foteini; Kantarou, Vasileia; Theologou, Michael (National Technical University of Athens, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 9 Heroon Polytechneiou Street, Zographou-Athens, 15773, Greece)

The evolution of wireless network technologies introduces a composite radio environment with advanced characteristics such as service coverage ubiquity and optimized connectivity. The heterogeneous B3G environment creates the need for a Service Platform so as to promote the capabilities of the underlying infrastructure, hiding the complexity from users and developers. This can be achieved by enabling dynamic service and network discovery through the use of the emerging technology of Web Services. This paper presents the requirements, architecture and functionality of such a Service Platform, as well as its operation within a composite radio environment.