Resource Management in a Pervasive Computing Environment

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Promise A. Nlerum
Edward E. Ogheneovo


A pervasive computing system provides for the interaction of people, devices and applications in a seamless and transparent manner in a pervasive computing environment. There is a great need for the management of basic resources in this environment. In this paper, we present a resource management architecture that provides for a seamless interaction among pervasive elements using ambient calculus and a publish/subscribe mechanism. Ambient calculus has been used to explore resource interaction and participation in a pervasive computing environment. A resource classifier component is introduced in the architecture that performs resource binding to specific applications. Results show that Ambient calculus offers a convenient and flexible representation of resource availability, usage transparency and management. By incorporating publish subscribe and resource classifier components into the ambient model, our system has shown a high degree of scalability, flexibility, and fault tolerance.

Pervasive computing, ambient calculus, usage transparency, fault tolerance, publish/subscribe.

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Nlerum, P. A., & Ogheneovo, E. E. (2020). Resource Management in a Pervasive Computing Environment. Asian Journal of Research in Computer Science, 5(1), 29-39.
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