Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Discovering the architecture of geo-located web services for next generation mobile networks

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Linwa, A.C.B. ; Mobile Comput. & Networking Res. Lab., Ecole Polytech. de Montreal, Que., Canada ; Pierre, Samuel

As many geo-located Web services will be deployed in the future, mobile clients will be interested in locating a specific application server based on requirements such as proximity, service cost per location area, bandwidth, and server utilization rates. This paper presents a middleware system called GLWSA (Geo-Located Web Services Architecture) that aims to satisfy these requirements in addition to providing a thematic factorization of common location functions in order to locate mobile clients. The GLWSA supports a set of GLWSMs (Geo-Located Web Services Manager) distributed over the mobile network. It defines protocols to discover and inform a Supplier Application Server (SAS) to migrate the service execution (from a specific client) to the nearest SAS based on the client's location. This architecture is suitable to assist mobile clients to discover the geo-located Web services and to maintain the service execution closest to their location.

Published in:

Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:5 ,  Issue: 7 )

Date of Publication:

July 2006

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.