Towards an Adaptable Mobile Agents’ Management System

  • Mohammad Bashir Uddin Khan
  • Ghada Abaza
  • Peter Göhner
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 217)

Abstract

Mobile agent is the software paradigm that has been widely employed from comparatively small system to complex industrial system to realize their activities. The key features of a mobile agents’ management system are the agent management, communication management, agent mobility and monitoring management. The real challenge arises when developing such a system from scratch for each application domain. Such a process is effort and time consuming. System developers have to spend more time and effort to realize these features for each application domain. If system developers were to be provided by a software system approach that can adapt the system key features for different application domains, the development time and effort will be reduced considerably. In this paper, a mobile agents’ management system approach is developed that can be adapted by different application domains and is proved by implementing a case study traffic management system.

Keywords

Adaptation Mobile agent Multi agent system Adaptable mobile agents’ management system 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad Bashir Uddin Khan
    • 1
  • Ghada Abaza
    • 1
  • Peter Göhner
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Automatisierungs- und SoftwaretechnikUniversität StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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