Mobile Agents In Networking And Distributed Computing by Jiannong CaoMobile Agents In Networking And Distributed Computing by Jiannong Cao

Mobile Agents In Networking And Distributed Computing

byJiannong Cao, Sajal Kumar Das

Hardcover | July 31, 2012

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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...
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Title:Mobile Agents In Networking And Distributed ComputingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.5 × 6.4 × 0.39 inPublished:July 31, 2012Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:047175160X

ISBN - 13:9780471751601

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Table of Contents

FOREWORD ix

PREFACE xi

CONTRIBUTORS xiii

PART I INTRODUCTION 1

1 Mobile Agents and Applications in Networking and Distributed Computing 3

PART II PRINCIPLES OF APPLYING MOBILE AGENTS 17

2 Mobile Agent Communications 19

3 Distributed Security Algorithms for Mobile Agents 41

4 Mobile Agent Coordination 71

5 Cooperating Mobile Agents 93

PART III MOBILE AGENT BASED TECHNIQUES AND APPLICATIONS 127

6 Network Routing 129

7 Resource and Service Discovery 161

8 Distributed Control 189

9 Distributed Databases and Transaction Processing 219

10 Mobile Agents in Mobile and Wireless Computing 243

PART IV DESIGN AND EVALUATION 263

11 Naplet: Microkernel and Pluggable Design of Mobile Agent Systems 265

12 Performance Evaluation of Mobile Agent Platforms and Comparison with Client–Server Technologies 299

Index 323