Analysis of Mobile Agents Applications in Distributed System

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 216)


With the increasing demand to extend data mining technology to datasets inherently distributed among a large number of autonomous and heterogeneous sources over a network, there comes a new innovative technology that leads the system based on the mobility code especially mobile agents. Primary focus in distributed systems is that mobile agents have a number of key features that allow them to reduce the network load and overcome network latency. Mobile agents offer a more uniform approach to handling code and data in a distributed system. They can encapsulate protocols, and they can work remotely, even asynchronously and disconnected from a network. It improves the latency and bandwidth of client–server applications and reducing vulnerability to network disconnection. This paper presents an analysis of the various applications of mobile agents and some of the benefits and challenges of this new technology.


Mobile agent Mobile commerce Mobile computing E-commerce Network management Cloud computing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MCASRM UniversityChennaiIndia

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