Method For Reflective, Self-Adapting Services Based on Dynamic Interfaces in Peer Based Networks.
Original Publication Date: 2003-Oct-22
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Oct-22
In today's computing environment, the notion of a service interface is static. Once a service is 'published' its interface, and therefore, it's behavior is static. A service has no opportunity to alter in any way the behavior it provides. This invention provides a method for services to dynamically compose their interfaces and, therefore, make themselves 'self-adapting' to their environment