JAE: A multi-agent system with internet services access

  • Anthony Sang-Bum Park
  • Axel Küpper
  • Stefan Leuker
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1238)


Mobile agents offer unique opportunities for structuring and implementing open distributed systems. This new paradigm is an alternative to Remote Procedure Calls used in client/server systems. Consequently a wide range of applications are perfectly suitable to be implemented through mobile agent technology, e.g. electronic commerce. This paper introduces the Java Agent Environment — JAE, a multi-agent system comprised of mobile agents communicating with a fixed infrastructure of agent servers making services provided through the Internet accessible. An important constituent of this architecture is the exploitation of existing trader systems.

Key words

mobile agent multi-agent system trader system electronic service markets 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony Sang-Bum Park
    • 1
  • Axel Küpper
    • 1
  • Stefan Leuker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science 4 (Communication Systems)Aachen University of TechnologyAachenGermany

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