ASTRA Awareness Connectivity Platform Based on Service Oriented Concepts

  • Irene Mavrommati
  • Ioannis Calemis
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 32)


The paper briefly describes an interconnectivity platform for pervasive awareness systems -systems that help people maintain a peripheral awareness of each other-, that encodes the users wishes and transmits them through available network technologies, into the user’s pervasive environment.


Pervasive Awareness Systems End User Development 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irene Mavrommati
    • 1
  • Ioannis Calemis
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Academic Computer Technology Institute (RACTI)PatrasGreece

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