Autonomy and Intelligence – Opportunistic Service Delivery in Mobile Computing

  • Jiangyan Chen
  • M. J. O’Grady
  • G. M. P. O’Hare
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4253)


Significant opportunities exist for mobile network operators to enhance and refine those services they offer their subscribers. Developments in mobile devices have rendered it feasible to deploy solutions that incorporate an intelligent agent component. The use of agents is particularly apt in those situations that facilitate what may be termed opportunistic services provision. Such services are suited to certain domains that facilitate unobtrusive observance of the subscriber. As an illustration of the issues involved, a mobile blogging application is described.


Mobile Device Mobile User Multiagent System Mobile Computing Intelligent Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiangyan Chen
    • 1
  • M. J. O’Grady
    • 2
  • G. M. P. O’Hare
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computer Science & InformaticsUniversity College Dublin (UCD)Belfield, Dublin 4Ireland
  2. 2.Adaptive Information Cluster (AIC), School of Computer of, Computer Science & InformaticsUniversity College Dublin (UCD)Belfield, Dublin 4Ireland

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