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A web based approach to virtual appliance creation, programming and management

Peña Ríos, AC and Chin, JSY and Callaghan, VL (2010) A web based approach to virtual appliance creation, programming and management. In: UNSPECIFIED, ? - ?.

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Abstract

The Internet and Web technology is advancing at a frantic pace, expanding into almost every aspect of our everyday life. One of the latest scientific activities for the Internet and the Web is the so-called pervasive or ubiquitous computing where networking plays a vital role in its core computational framework. In this, people are able to use the Internet and Web to manage the operation of embedded network devices, services and to coordinate their services in ways that create applications such as smart-homes, smart-offices, smart-cars etc, collectively referred to as intelligent environments. For ordinary people (non technologists) to be able to use this technology, it is required that the interaction between the users and the environment must be as transparent and simple as possible, employing intuitive and user-friendly interfaces wherever possible. A popular approach to empowering users to customise the functionality of their environments is via end-user programming. In this work-in-progress paper we describe an approach based on using a web based GUI to augment earlier work of ours concerning an end user programming paradigm known as Pervasive interactive Programming (PiP), in a way that makes it more flexible and easy to use. By doing this, we present a conceptual model and discuss the issues in developing and using this model. © 2010 IEEE.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: Proceedings - 2010 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments, IE 2010
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Anasol Pena Rios
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2016 15:44
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2018 18:41
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/12168

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