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A Generative Programming Framework for Context-Aware CSCW Applications

A Generative Programming Framework for Context-Aware CSCW Applications DEVDATTA KULKARNI, TANVIR AHMED, and ANAND TRIPATHI, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis We present a programming framework based on the paradigm of generative application development for building context-aware collaborative applications. In this approach, context-aware applications are implemented using a domain-speci c design model, and their execution environment is generated and maintained by the middleware. The key features of this design model include support for context-based service discovery and binding, context-based access control, context-based multiuser coordination, and context-triggered automated task executions. The middleware uses the technique of policy-based specialization for generating application-speci c middleware components from the generic middleware components. Through a case-study example, we demonstrate this approach and present the evaluations of the design model and the middleware. Categories and Subject Descriptors: D.2.11 [Software Engineering]: Software Architectures ”Domainspeci c architectures; D.3.2 [Programming Languages]: Language Classi cations ”Specialized application languages; D.2.6 [Software Engineering]: Programming Environments; D.4.6 [Operating Systems]: Security and Protection ”Access controls General Terms: Design, Experimentation, Languages, Measurement, Security Additional Key Words and Phrases: Context-aware computing, pervasive computing, generative middleware ACM Reference Format: Kulkarni, D., Ahmed, T., and Tripathi, A. 2012. A generative programming framework for context-aware CSCW applications. ACM Trans. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM) Association for Computing Machinery

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