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Pawar, P., Wac, K., van Beijnum, B., Maret, P., van Halteren, A. and Hermens, H. (2009) Context-Aware Middleware Architecture for Vertical Handover Support to Multi-homed Nomadic Mobile Services. ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Bradford, 26-29 May 2009, 481-488.

has been cited by the following article:

  • TITLE: Towards a Technology Agnostic Approach to Developing Mobile Applications and Services

    AUTHORS: Ian Warren, Andrew Meads

    KEYWORDS: Mobile Computing, Middleware, Mobile Applications, Push Notification

    JOURNAL NAME: Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol.10 No.6, June 16, 2017

    ABSTRACT: Today’s mobile devices and networks enable the development of novel mobile service applications. Developing such applications raises many challenges including heterogeneity in terms of mobile operating systems and APIs, service availability and scalability, and providing for the diverse communication needs of different applications. In this paper, we present an overview of the Odin middleware platform whose aim is to address these challenges. Odin utilises a surrogate-based architectural model to promote a mobile service’s scalability and availability. The middleware is reconfigurable, allowing mobile applications to adapt to changing operating conditions and minimise resource consumption. It also includes an optimised communication channel that masks the complexity of interacting with mobile services over mobile telecommunications networks. Using Odin’s interfaces and standards compliance, mobile applications and services with consistent communication behaviour can be easily implemented on heterogeneous platforms. Through quantitative evaluation, Odin’s message-based communication primitives have been demonstrated to perform favourably with leading industry push messaging providers.