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Coordination of Mobile Intermediaries Acting on behalf of Mobile Users

Coordination of Mobile Intermediaries Acting on behalf of Mobile Users
Coordination of Mobile Intermediaries Acting on behalf of Mobile Users
We introduce the notion of a mobile intermediary, called shadow, which is a mobile agent located in the infrastructure, interacting with complex applications on behalf of mobile users. Due to intermittent connectivity, multiple shadow may simultaneously exist. In this paper, we introduce a protocol capable of coordinating these shadows and we present an abstraction layer, hiding away communication and coordination details, which offers a substrate to build distributed applications across mobile devices and fixed infrastructure.
973-976
Zaini, Norliza
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Moreau, Luc
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Zaini, Norliza
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Moreau, Luc
033c63dd-3fe9-4040-849f-dfccbe0406f8

Zaini, Norliza and Moreau, Luc (2002) Coordination of Mobile Intermediaries Acting on behalf of Mobile Users. Eighth International Europar Conference (EURO-PAR'02), Germany. pp. 973-976 .

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Abstract

We introduce the notion of a mobile intermediary, called shadow, which is a mobile agent located in the infrastructure, interacting with complex applications on behalf of mobile users. Due to intermittent connectivity, multiple shadow may simultaneously exist. In this paper, we introduce a protocol capable of coordinating these shadows and we present an abstraction layer, hiding away communication and coordination details, which offers a substrate to build distributed applications across mobile devices and fixed infrastructure.

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Published date: 2002
Additional Information: Series - Incs Event Dates: August 2002
Venue - Dates: Eighth International Europar Conference (EURO-PAR'02), Germany, 2002-08-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 257588
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/257588
PURE UUID: a0d1845a-99b0-49a4-abc2-db49f3a35fb2
ORCID for Luc Moreau: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-3494-120X

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Date deposited: 26 Jun 2003
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:03

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Author: Norliza Zaini
Author: Luc Moreau ORCID iD

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