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  • Active architecture for pervasive contextual services 

    Kirby, Graham; Dearle, Alan; Morrison, Ron; Dunlop, Mark; Connor, Richard; Nixon, Paddy (2003) - Conference paper
    Pervasive services may be defined as services that are available "to any client (anytime, anywhere)". Here we focus on the software and network infrastructure required to support pervasive contextual services operating ...
  • Fulfilling the vision of autonomic computing 

    Dobson, Simon; Sterritt, Roy; Nixon, Paddy; Hinchey, Mike (2010-01) - Journal article
    Efforts since 2001 to design self-managing systems have yielded many impressive achievements, yet the original vision of autonomic computing remains unfulfilled. Researchers must develop a comprehensive systems engineering ...
  • LOC8 : A location model and extensible framework for programming with location 

    Stevenson, Graeme Turnbull; Ye, Juan; Dobson, Simon Andrew; Nixon, Paddy (2010) - Journal article
    Location is a core concept in most pervasive systems-and one that's surprisingly hard to deal with flexibly. Using a location model supporting a range of expressive representations for spaces, spatial relationships, and ...
  • Multi criteria adaptation mechanisms in homological sensor networks 

    Zhang, Hui; Nixon, Paddy; Dobson, Simon (IEEE, 2008-11) - Conference item
    One fundamental feature of sensor network is unpredictable and this brings us a challenge of how to design an adaptation mechanism to let a sensor network adjust itself based on current "context" and pre-defined network ...
  • Second set of spaces 

    Zirintsis, Evangelos; Kirby, Graham; Dearle, Alan; Allen, Ben; MacInnis, Rob; McCarthy, Andrew; Morrison, Ron; Nixon, Paddy; Jamieson, Andrew; Nicholson, Chris; Harris, Steven (University of St Andrews, 2003) - Report
    This document describes the Gloss infrastructure supporting implementation of location-aware services. The document is in two parts. The first part describes software architecture for the smart space. As described in D8, ...
  • Using situation lattices in sensor analysis 

    Ye, Juan; Coyle, Lorcan; Dobson, Simon Andrew; Nixon, Paddy (IEEE Computer Society, 2009-03) - Conference item
    Highly sensorised systems present two parallel challenges: how to design a sensor suite that can efficiently and cost-effectively support the needs of given services; and to extract the semantically relevant interpretations, ...