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Mobile agent based framework for mobile ubiquitous application development

Abstract

Ubiquitous computing which enabled by the availability of mobile, heterogeneous devices that supply context information, is currently not matured by the lack of programming support for the design and development of context-aware applications. Especially, ubiquitous computing environment is not static which can be compensable dynamically according to need of environment. Mobile agent is a very efficient framework applications can cooperative in heterogeneous environment. Therefore, we have developed a mobile agent based framework that significantly eases the development of mobile, context-aware applications. The framework allows developers to fuse data from disparate sensors, represent application context, and reason efficiently about context, without the need to write complex code. An event based communication paradigm designed specifically for ad-hoc wireless environments is incorporated, which supports loose coupling between sensors, actuators and application components.

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Correspondence to Seungkeun Lee.

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Lee, S., Kim, K. Mobile agent based framework for mobile ubiquitous application development. Telecommun Syst 51, 137–146 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11235-011-9423-6

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Keywords

  • Mobile agent
  • Mobile ubiquitous computing