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Synchronising service compositions in dynamic ad hoc environments

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dc.contributor.author Groba, Christin
dc.contributor.author Clarke, Siobhán
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-09T11:15:23Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-09T11:15:23Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2440
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Service compositions in dynamic ad hoc environments face frequent changes in the network and service topology. Late service binding is a way to adapt to runtime changes but requires additional communication over error-prone and energy-constrained networks. In particular, synchronising parallel service flows relies on steady message exchange when mutually unknown service providers have to agree on a common merge node. Binding the merge node early through a single entity reduces the need for coordination. However, it compromises flexibility and may nonetheless increase communication as the decision entity has only partial view of the system. This paper proposes a multi-party late binding protocol as a solution for flexible, communication-aware service composition in dynamic ad hoc environments. The protocol integrates the discovery of unknown synchronisation partners with the exchange of binding suggestions to reduce communication. We embed this protocol in our model for opportunistic service composition and evaluate it against an early binding approach. Simulation results show that while being overall equally successful, late service binding outperforms early binding with respect to communication overhead and response time. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries IEEE International Conference on Mobile Services (MS);
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MobServ.2012.16
dc.rights “© 2012IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. en_US
dc.subject service-composition en_US
dc.subject AND-split en_US
dc.subject AND-join en_US
dc.subject mobile en_US
dc.subject ad hoc en_US
dc.subject dynamic binding en_US
dc.subject peer-to-peer en_US
dc.title Synchronising service compositions in dynamic ad hoc environments en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.relation.projectid 03/CE2/I303_1 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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