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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to WAVE, a revolutionary technology that combines the power and flexibility of conventional sequential programming with the open, fully distributed architectures found in the most sophisticated CORBA-based systems. Developed by Peter Sapaty-a noted pioneer in the use of intelligent agents in open and distributed computing-more than a decade before Java, WAVE was designed specifically for use in large-scale distributed information systems.
In Mobile Processing in Distributed and Open Environments, Sapaty provides a complete, hands-on tutorial in the WAVE programming language and its applications. Rather than simply describe the language and its features, he supplies a vast collection of WAVE algorithms, fully explained with working examples and application suggestions. He also supplies expert advice and guidance on designing, developing, and managing agent systems. Crucial topics covered include:
* Managing information networks
* Designing and managing communication networks
* Performing distributed simulation and virtual reality with WAVE
* Building and managing intelligent infrastructures for distributed systems
* Using WAVE in conventional programming
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Introduces a new model and technology, WAVE, to create and control distributed systems, which Sapaty developed from his years of work with a variety of large networks such as power and their simulation, computer, and network-based distributed computer architectures. The approach can process the networked information in a spatial pattern-matching mode by a mobile program code. It is based on the parallel spreading of a special recursive program code (waves) in computer networks, accompanied by the dynamic creation of virtual knowledge networks distributed arbitrarily between computers. It can operate without any central memory or control. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Meet the Author

PETER SAPATY, PhD, is Director of the Department of Distributed Control, Simulation, and Virtual Reality at the Institute of Mathematical Machines and Systems of the National Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine.
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Table of Contents

Getting Started with WAVE Programming.

The WAVE Language.

Basic Space Navigation Mechanisms in WAVE.

The WAVE Automaton.

Solving Theoretical Graph and Network Problems.

Organization and Management of Communication Networks.

Management of Information Networks.

Distributed Simulation and Virtual Reality in WAVE.

Intelligent Infrastructures for Distributed Systems.

WAVE and Conventional Programming.

Conclusions.

References.

Appendix.

Index.

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