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Author Xuhui Li ♦ Jiannong Cao ♦ Yanxiang He ♦ Yifeng Chen
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2006
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Algorithm design and analysis ♦ Solid modeling ♦ Computational modeling ♦ Computer simulation ♦ Mobile agents ♦ Concrete ♦ Virtual prototyping ♦ Distributed computing ♦ Mobile computing ♦ Software engineering
Abstract Mobile agent has attracted researchers in distributed computing for its features such as reactivity, autonomy and mobility. However, since mobile agent can react to the environment and migrate freely, it is very difficult to evaluate its performance. Further, the lack of a standard for the execution model of mobile agents also makes the performance issue ambiguous. In this paper, we build a direct execution simulation environment called MADESE for performance evaluation of mobile agents. The environment is built on a SMA model specifying mobile agent execution. Consisting of a parallel simulator with a set of built-in mobile agent systems in a LAN or one host, the environment can be used to simulate the behaviors of the mobile agents running in the Internet. We implement a prototype based on a modified Aglets platform and test the prototype with certain mobile agent-based algorithms.
Description Author affiliation: Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong (Jiannong Cao) || Wuhan University, China (Xuhui Li; Yanxiang He; Yifeng Chen)
ISBN 076952687X
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2006-09-20
Publisher Place Korea
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 138.18 kB
Page Count 1
Starting Page 86
Ending Page 86


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library