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Lecture Notes in Informatics

Informatik 2004, Informatik verbindet, Band 1, Beiträge der 34. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI), Ulm, 20. - 24. September 2004 P-50, 288-292 (2004).

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Keeping track of "flying elephants": challenges in large-scale management of complex mobile objects

Tobias Drosdol , Thomas Schwarz , Martin Bauer , Matthias Großmann , Nicola Hönle and Daniela Nicklas


The management of mobile objects like cars, persons, or workpieces in a factory is an important task in many context-aware environments. So far, most solutions can either cope with many small objects (few properties) or with a limited number of complex objects in a centralized way. In this paper, we face the challenge of managing a large number of bulky mobile objects (flying elephants). We state requirements, propose basic components, and discuss alternative architectures based on the main influencing factors like mobility and update rate.

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