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The book focuses on mobile agents, which are computer programs that can autonomously migrate between network sites. This text introduces the concepts and principles of mobile agents, provides an overview of mobile agent technology, and focuses on applications in networking and distributed computing.
Jiannong Cao is currently Chair Professor and Head of the Department of Computing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research interests include parallel and distributed computing, computer networks, mobile and pervasive computing, fault tolerance, and middleware. He is an active researcher, publishing extensively in the above areas and serving as the editors of well-known journals and the chair of conference organizing committees. Sajal K. Das is a University Distinguished Scholar Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Founding Director of CReWMaN at The University of Texas at Arlington. He has significantly contributed to wireless and sensor networks, mobile and pervasive computing, distributed and cloud computing, smart environments and cyber physical systems, security and privacy, biological and social networks.
Table of Contents
Mobile Agents and Applications in Networking and Distributed Computing
Principles of Applying Mobile Agents
Mobile Agent Communications
Distributed Security Algorithms for Mobile Agents
Mobile Agent Coordination
Cooperating Mobile Agents
Mobile Agent Based Techniques and Applications
Resource and Service Discovery
Distributed Databases and Transaction Processing
Mobile Agents in Mobile and Wireless Computing
Design and Evaluation
Naplet: Microkernel and pluggable Design of Mobile Agent Systems
Performance Evaluation of Mobile Agent Platforms and Comparison with Client-Server Technologies
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