CASTA 2009: Workshop on
Context-Aware Software Technology and Applications

August 24, 2009 — Co-located with ESEC/FSE 2009, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Sessions follow a format where each paper is presented by an author of another paper [shown in brackets]; each paper presentation is followed by a short question period for clarifications only; each session ends with a discussion period covering topics pertaining to all papers presented.

The proceedings have been published in the ACM Digital Library.

Start EndSessionAuthors [Presenters]
9:15-9:30Introduction and welcomeOscar Nierstrasz
9:30-10:30Invited talk: "Some Context Dimensions for Business Processes"Hajo Reijers, Eindhoven University of Technology [slides]
Component architectures for context-aware adaptationSession Chair: John Plaice
11:00-11:20Towards context-aware componentsAntoine Beugnard, Sophie Chabridon, Denis Conan, Chantal Taconet, Fabien Dagnat and Eveline C. Kaboré [René Reiners - slides]
11:20-11:40Orchestrating Context-Aware SystemsAlfredo Cadiz, Sebastián González and Kim Mens [Antoine Beugnard - slides]
11:40-12:00Automizing Home Environments and Supervising Patients at Home with the Hydra MiddlewareRené Reiners, Marc Jentsch, Yan Zhang and Andreas Zimmermann [Alfredo Cádiz and Sebastián González - slides]
DemoSession Chair: Oscar Nierstrasz
12:15-12:30HydraRené Reiners
Context-aware languagesSession Chair: Jorge Ressia
13:45-14:05The Practical Uses of TransLucidJohn Plaice and Blanca Mancilla [Toon Verwaest - slides]
14:05-14:25A Formal Model and Composition Language for Context-Aware Service ProtocolsJavier Cubo, Carlos Canal, Ernesto Pimentel and Gwen Salaün [John Plaice - slides]
14:25-14:45Safe Reflection Through PolymorphismToon Verwaest and Lukas Renggli [Javier Cubo - slides]
DemoSession Chair: Oscar Nierstrasz
15:30-15:45TranslucidJohn Plaice
Modeling ContextSession Chair: Susanne Patig
15:45-16:05On Modeling, Collecting and Utilizing Context Information for Disaster Responses in Pervasive EnvironmentsHong-Linh Truong, Atif Manzoor and Schahram Dustdar [Lars Krüger - slides]
16:05-16:25Context Modeling and Constraints Binding in Web Service Business ProcessesKosala Yapa Bandara, MingXue Wang and Claus Pahl [Hong-Linh Truong - slides]
16:25-16:45Using User Context for Accessing IT ResourcesLars Krüger and Bastian Grabski [Kosala Yapa Bandara - slides]

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