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Transparent migration of mobile agents

Moreau, Luc, Tan, Victor and Gibbins, Nicholas (2001) Transparent migration of mobile agents At IEE Seminar: Mobile Agents --- Where are They Going?. , 2/1--2/11. (doi:10.1049/ic:20010002).

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Abstract

SoFAR, the SOuthampton Framework for Agent Research, is used to build a pervasive information system, which provides context-adapted information to mobile users. Mobile agents are used as intermediaries between mobile users and the fixed infrastructure, migrating to locations with resources adapted to their objectives. SoFAR is equipped with an algorithm for tracking mobile agents and for transparently routing messages to them, without assuming the existence of any fixed or centralised control. In this paper, we present the algorithm and describe how it was integrated in the declarative style of SoFAR communications. Then, we present the agent meeting room: the realisation, in the agent framework, of a mechanism by which mobile users may exchange information during meetings.

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Published date: April 2001
Additional Information: Organisation: IEE Address: Savoy Place, London
Venue - Dates: IEE Seminar: Mobile Agents --- Where are They Going?, 2001-04-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 256394
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/256394
PURE UUID: cccad09d-60ae-4120-b970-b5e1512d15c6
ORCID for Luc Moreau: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-3494-120X
ORCID for Nicholas Gibbins: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6140-9956

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Date deposited: 22 Mar 2002
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:46

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Author: Luc Moreau ORCID iD
Author: Victor Tan
Author: Nicholas Gibbins ORCID iD

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