As strong as possible agent mobility

T Walsh, Patrick Nixon, S Dobson

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    A major challenge for distributed applications working in mobile contexts is to provide application developers with a method of building stable systems whose elements may change across time. We introduce the concept of As Strong As Possible mobility that uses a combination of data space management and thread state capture so that objects and threads can migrate in a manner that has not been properly explored yet. The ultimate goal is to provide a mechanism for mobility where an object will be migrated using strong mobility techniques where possible and using rebinding mechanisms when it is not advantageous to simply ’grab’ a thread’s state.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
    Number of pages3
    ISBN (Print)354042315X
    Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 2001
    EventInfrastructure for Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Scalable Multi-Agent Systems - Barcelona, Spain
    Duration: 1 Jan 2001 → …


    ConferenceInfrastructure for Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Scalable Multi-Agent Systems
    Period1/01/01 → …


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