Mobile Agents for Telecommunication Applications: 4th International Workshop, MATA 2002 Barcelona, Spain, October 23-24, 2002, Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Mobile Agents for Telecommunication Applications, MATA 2002, held in Barcelona, Spain, in October 2002. The 28 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in the proceedings. The papers are organized in topical sections on agent architecture, framework, and platforms; mobile agent frameworks for telecommunication services; mobile agents in active networks; context-aware and ad-hoc communications; distributed monitoring and network management; security of mobile agents; mobile computing and QoS; migration and network management; mobile services; and collaborative environments and services.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540000211
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/5/2002
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, #2521
  • Edition description: 2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Agent Architectures, Frameworks and Platforms.- Options for Reusing Agent Conversations.- Multi-management Schemes for MAF Platforms.- An Architecture for Negotiation with Mobile Agents.- Mobile Agent Frameworks for Telecommunication Services.- Internet Agents for Effective Collaboration.- Programming and Executing Telecommunication Service Logic with Moorea Reactive Mobile Agents.- Generic Engineering Approach for Agent-Based System Development.- Mobile Agents in Active Networks.- An Ecosystem-Inspired Mobile Agent Middleware for Active Network Management.- An Enhanced Mobility Management Mechanism for Active Access Networks.- An Architecture for Active Network Performance Management Based on Intelligent Agents.- Context Aware and Ad Hoc Communications.- Agent-Based Context-Aware Ad Hoc Communication.- Designing Multimedia Service Agents for Mobile Users.- A Mobile Agent-Based Framework for Configurable Sensor Networks.- Distributed Monitoring and Network Management.- Evaluation of Migration Strategies for Mobile Agents in Network Routing.- A Hybrid Approach to Network Performance Monitoring Based on Mobile Agents and CORBA.- Mobile Agent Distribution in a Game-Theoretic Approach.- Security for Mobile Agents.- Anonymous Communications for Mobile Agents.- Implementation of Secure Architectures for Mobile Agents in MARISM-A.- Mobile Computing and QoS Management.- Quality of Service Management in IP Networks Using Mobile Agent Technology.- Transparent QoS Support of Network Applications Using Netlets.- FIPA-Based QoS Negotiator for Nomadic Agents.- Migration and Network Management.- System and Network Management Itineraries for Mobile Agents.- Four Multi-agent Architectures for Intelligent Network Load Management.- Automated Management of IP Networks through Policy and Mobile Agents.- Mobile Services.- Facilitating Agent Messaging on PDAs.- Mobile Agents for Discovering and Accessing Services in Nomadic Environments.- Collaborative Environments and Services.- An Extensible Mobile-Agent-Based Framework for Coordinating Distributed Information Retrieval Applications.- Seamless Incorporation of Agents in an E-Commerce Intermediation Platform.- UNITE - An Agent-Oriented Teamwork Environment.
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