By Topic

Ad-Hoc Collaboration Between Messengers: Operations and Incentives

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
$33 $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

4 Author(s)

This paper discusses how ad-hoc collaboration boosts the operation of a set of messengers. This discussion continues the research we earlier initiated in theMESSENGER project, which develops data management mechanisms for UDDI registries of Web services using mobile users and software agents. In the current operation mode of messengers, descriptions of Web services are first, collected from UDDI registries and later on, distributed to other UDDI registries. This distribution mode of Web services descriptions does not foster the tremendous opportunities that both wireless technologies and mobile devices offer. When mobile devices are in the vicinity of each other, they can form a mobile ad-hoc network, which enables the exchange of data between these devices without any preexisting communication infrastructure. By authorizing messengers to engage in collaboration, collecting additional descriptions of Web services from other messengers can happen, too.

Published in:

Mobile Data Management, 2006. MDM 2006. 7th International Conference on

Date of Conference:

10-12 May 2006