Context-aware home network environment on grid (CAHE-G)

Seung Hwan Jung, Tae Dong Lee, Chang Sung Jeong

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In this paper, we present context-aware home network environment on grid that controls the room appliances providing user mobility. The current home network technology (such as Havi, Jini and UPnP) is limited to a static local area. However, we propose ubiquitous concepts of home network system of user mobility in context-aware computing. It is called as CAHE-G which is not limited to static local area, but provides ubiquitous concepts of home network. CAHE-G controls home appliances according to context information, and is divided into two parts: Agent layer and Service layer. The Service layer consists of Lookup Service (LUS), Home Controller, Grid Service Provider (GridSP). The Service layer provides home and grid services with user request. LUS provides searching and registering those services. The Agent layer consists of Grid Agent (GA) and Home Context Agent (HCA). Grid technology can be used to automatically execute the home network service depending on context information. Agent layer provides user ubiquity, autonomous execution and large computation in this system. GA consists of Execution Manager (EM), MDS Manager (MM), and File Manager (FM) in order to enable those functionalities. Also, HCA provides autonomous adaptability to user. It gathers and interprets context information, then assigns the information to GA. As a result, in CAHE-G, Grid computing provides the capabilities: autonomous execution, interoperability, and the standard approaches to, and mechanisms for basic problems. Moreover, context-aware characteristic gives merits such as user mobility and adaptability.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputational Science and Its Applications - ICCSA 2006
Subtitle of host publicationInternational Conference, Proceedings - Part II
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)3540340726, 9783540340720
Publication statusPublished - 2006
EventICCSA 2006: International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 2006 May 82006 May 11

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume3981 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


OtherICCSA 2006: International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)


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