layered architecture

layered architecture

[′lā·ərd ′är·kə‚tek·chər]
(computer science)
A technique used in designing computer software, hardware, and communications in which system or network components are isolated in layers so that changes can be made in one layer without affecting the others.

layered architecture

An architecture in which data moves from one defined level of processing to another. Communications protocols are a primary example. See OSI model.
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1 based work management framework, utilisation from or delivery of services to our SOAP based SOA layered architecture (JBOSS Fuse ESB) plus the expectation that a rules engine, such as DROOLS, will provide a build and execution framework for business rules relating to the use and management of land data.
A sampling of specific topics: distributed rule reasoning in a context-aware system by means of semantic web, a layered architecture for situation aware home environments, music recommendation system based on human-to-human conversation recognition, a generic model of distrust behavior in online communities of trust, and similarity pattern mining in intelligent office environments.
Scarce resources and the wireless communication medium inhibit the use of a traditional layered architecture, such as the TCP/IP protocol stack in WSNs [3].
Ericsson will, under this contract, also consolidate all mobile and fixed subscriber data into a centralized user database based on a Data Layered Architecture (DLA).
Ericsson's MMTel solution includes an IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) core network, an MMTel application server (MTAS) and a data layered architecture (DLA) solution.
As part of the agreement, Ericsson also provided an expansion of the layered architecture circuit core, including mobile packet back bone (MPBN) and microwave transmission equipment.
The researchers propose a fuzzy spatial data warehouse, a layered architecture for cooperative work environments, an algorithm for identifying authors using synonyms, and an image registration method using a projective transformation model.
Thanks to full software compatibility with the existing PCI standard, and the layered architecture of PCI Express that supports existing PCI applications and drivers, the transition from PCI to PCI Express has been, and should continue to be a smooth one.
The SOA implements a layered architecture for reuse of existing systems and applications, and transforms them into agile information services.
As the industry continues to move toward more interoperability and network-centric systems, laser applications provide a key technology for airborne reconnaissance missions using a layered architecture involving satellites, manned and unmanned aircrafts, aerostatic vehicles and portable/fixed ground terminals.
Geologists had assumed that Mars has a layered architecture, but the radio data provide the first direct evidence of it, notes Pathfinder investigator Ronald Greeley of Arizona State University in Tempe.
A system that's designed with a layered architecture will give you flexibility by allowing you to update the technology without affecting the application layer.