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JSW 2008 Vol.3(8): 34-41 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.4304/jsw.3.8.34-41

An Object-oriented Design and Push Web Server based Framework for Physical Object Interactions a nd Services

Runhe Huang1, Kei Nakanishi1, Jianhua Ma1, Bernady O. Apduhan2

1Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan
2Faculty of Information Science, Kyushu Sangyo University, Fukuoka, Japan

Abstract—One of the substantial issues in ubiquitous computing is the automatic processing of information from real world objects and enabling their interactions in the background. This scenario requires a framework on which such information processing and object interaction can be supported. This article presents our research progress in developing a framework based on the object-oriented design approach and the use of a push web server. With the concept of object abstraction, an object can hide its internal structure from the outside world, which can make the object secure. Moreover, object interaction can be conducted via message exchanges, which makes the interface simple and standardized and the heterogeneous objects can be easily handled as well. Instead of using the traditional pull web server, a push web server, i.e., Comet, which runs on top of HTTP protocol is used to exchange messages. To this, object interactions can be operated smoothly and seamlessly in real time with shorter delay.

Index Terms—ubiquitous computing, pushing web service, object-oriented design, robot motion control, RFID, Comet


Cite: Runhe Huang, Kei Nakanishi, Jianhua Ma, Bernady O. Apduhan, " An Object-oriented Design and Push Web Server based Framework for Physical Object Interactions a nd Services," Journal of Software vol. 3, no. 8, pp. 34-41, 2008.

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ISSN: 1796-217X (Online)
Frequency:  Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Antanas Verikas
Executive Editor: Ms. Yoyo Y. Zhou
Abstracting/ Indexing: DBLP, EBSCO, CNKIGoogle Scholar, ProQuest, INSPEC(IET), ULRICH's Periodicals Directory, WorldCat, etc
E-mail: jsweditorialoffice@gmail.com
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