Separation of Concerns in Mobile Agent Applications

@inproceedings{Ubayashi2001SeparationOC,
  title={Separation of Concerns in Mobile Agent Applications},
  author={Naoyasu Ubayashi and Tetsuo Tamai},
  booktitle={Reflection},
  year={2001}
}
Using mobile agent systems, cooperative distributed applications that run over the Internet can be constructed flexibly. However, there are some problems: it is difficult to understand collaborations among agents and travels of individual agents as a whole because mobility/collaboration functions tend to be intertwined in the code; it is difficult to define behaviors of agents explicitly because they are influenced by their external context dynamically. Many aspects of mobility/collaboration… CONTINUE READING
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