About the Author
Professor Sasu Tarkoma, Professor, Helsinki University of Technology and Principal Member of Research Staff, Nokia Research Center, Finland
Sasu Tarkoma received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Helsinki, Department of Computer Science. He is currently professor at Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He is also Principal Member of Research Staff at the Nokia Research Center. He is Docent at the Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki. He has managed and participated in national and international research projects at the University of Helsinki, Helsinki University of Technology (TKK), and Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT). He has over 100 publications including 56 refereed scientific articles, and has also contributed to several books on mobile middleware.
Dr Jaakko Kangasharju, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Jaakko Kangasharju received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Helsinki in 2008. He is currently working as a senior researcher at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the Helsinki University of Technology, managing projects on middleware in sensor networks and mobile computing. His previous work includes research on XML and Web services in mobile and wireless environments. He has contributed to mobile middleware standardization at the OMG and in XML-related standardization at the W3C.