MobiEureka: an approach for enhancing the discovery of mobile web services

Al-Masri, Eyhab; Mahmoud, Qusay H.
October 2010
Personal & Ubiquitous Computing;Oct2010, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p609
Academic Journal
While several service discovery protocols and standards have been proposed for supporting service discovery from mobile devices, this remains a challenging problem. In many cases, mobile clients may discover services which they consider relevant but soon realize that such services are not completely usable on their mobile devices due to compatibility and interoperability issues. Without integrating device capabilities into the discovery process, or a device-aware mobile service discovery, it becomes extremely difficult to determine whether discovered services may or may not function properly within the device's constraints. This paper introduces a solution known as MobiEureka, a mobile device-aware system for enhancing the discovery of mobile web services from mobile devices. Experimental validation, results, and analysis of the introduced ideas are discussed.


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