MUSA-Shadow: Concepts, implementation, and sample applications

Authors Sebastian Fischmeister
Guio Menkhaus
Wolfgang Pree
Title MUSA-Shadow: Concepts, implementation, and sample applications
Booktitle Proc. 40th Int. Conf. on Technology of Object-Oriented Languages and Systems (TOOLS-PACIFIC 2002)
Type in proceedings
Address Sidney, Australia
Month February
Year 2002
Pages 71-79
SCCH ID# 242

The proliferation of mobile devices has refocused interest on location-information exploiting applications. The most prominent problems are the support of devices with widely varying computing and user interface capabilities and a programming model, which promotes the development of location-based services. The article presents the concepts and implementation of MUSA-Shadow, which addresses both issues through a service infrastructure that provides high-level programming abstraction for the development of location-based applications. Furthermore the system introduces novel concepts for user/service interaction via adaptable event graphs and implicit location information via mobile agents.