Intermediate Common Model—The Solution to Separate Concerns and Responsiveness in Dynamic Context-Aware System

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Nowadays, many works are interested in adapting to the context without taking into account neither the responsiveness to adapt their solution, nor the ability of designers to model all the relevant concerns. Our paper provides a new architecture for context management that tries to solve both problems. This approach is also based on the analysis and synthesis of context-aware frameworks proposed in literature. Our solution is focus on a separation of contextual concerns at the design phase and preserves it as much as possible at runtime. For this, we introduce the notion of independent views that allow designers to focus on their domain of expertise. At runtime, the architecture is splitted in 2 independent levels of adaptation. The highest is in charge of current context identification and manages each view independently. The lowest handles the adaptation of the application according to the rules granted by the previous level.

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Rey, G. , Do, T. , Tigli, J. , Lavirotte, S. and Thanh, N. (2017) Intermediate Common Model—The Solution to Separate Concerns and Responsiveness in Dynamic Context-Aware System. Journal of Computer and Communications, 5, 44-59. doi: 10.4236/jcc.2017.54004.


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