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QoS enabled dissemination of managed information objects in a publish-subscribe-query information broker
Author(s): Joseph P. Loyall; Marco Carvalho; Andrew Martignoni; Douglas Schmidt; Asher Sinclair; Matthew Gillen; James Edmondson; Larry Bunch; David Corman
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Paper Abstract

Net-centric information spaces have become a necessary concept to support information exchange for tactical warfighting missions using a publish-subscribe-query paradigm. To support dynamic, mission-critical and time-critical operations, information spaces require quality of service (QoS)-enabled dissemination (QED) of information. This paper describes the results of research we are conducting to provide QED information exchange in tactical environments. We have developed a prototype QoS-enabled publish-subscribe-query information broker that provides timely delivery of information needed by tactical warfighters in mobile scenarios with time-critical emergent targets. This broker enables tailoring and prioritizing of information based on mission needs and responds rapidly to priority shifts and unfolding situations. This paper describes the QED architecture, prototype implementation, testing infrastructure, and empirical evaluations we have conducted based on our prototype.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 April 2009
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7350, Defense Transformation and Net-Centric Systems 2009, 73500M (29 April 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.818744
Show Author Affiliations
Joseph P. Loyall, BBN Technologies (United States)
Marco Carvalho, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (United States)
Andrew Martignoni, The Boeing Co. (United States)
Douglas Schmidt, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
Asher Sinclair, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Matthew Gillen, BBN Technologies (United States)
James Edmondson, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
Larry Bunch, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (United States)
David Corman, The Boeing Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7350:
Defense Transformation and Net-Centric Systems 2009
Raja Suresh, Editor(s)

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