Autonomous pull-push community construction technology for high-assurance

Khalid Mahmood*, Xiaodong Lu, Yuji Horikoshi, Kinji Mori

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Location Based Services (LBS) are expected to become one of the major drivers of ubiquitous services due to recent inception of GPS-enabled mobile devices, the development of Web2.0 paradigm, and emergence of 3G broadband networks. Having this vision in mind, Community Context-attribute-oriented Collaborative Information Environment (CCCIE) based Autonomous Decentralized Community System (ADCS) is proposed to enable provision of services to specific users in specific place at specific time considering various context-attributes. This paper presents autonomous community construction technology that share service discovered by one member among others in flexible way to improve timeliness and reduce network cost. In order to meet crucial goal of real-time and context-aware community construction (provision of service/ service information to users with common interests), and defining flexible service area in highly dynamic operating environment of ADCS, proposed progressive ripple based service discovery technique introduces novel idea of snail's pace and steady advancing search followed by swift boundary confining mechanism; while service area construction shares the discovered service among members in defined area to further improve timeliness and reduce network cost. Analysis and empirical results verify the effectiveness of the proposed technique.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1836-1846
Number of pages11
JournalIEICE Transactions on Information and Systems
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Autonomous community construction
  • Autonomous decentralized community system
  • Community context-attribute- oriented collaborative information environment
  • Community pervasive services
  • Progressive ripple zone (PRZ)
  • Service discovery protocols

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition


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