Mobidget: A programming language for mobile agents

Satoru Fujita, Suresh Jagannathan, Richard Kelsey, Kazuya Koyama, James Philbin, Toru Yamanouchi

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Abstract

This paper presents a brief outline of the Mobidget programming language, which is designed for mobile and distributed computation. An agent, which is an abstraction of a process and a protection domain, can migrate either in whole or in part to different nodes in the network during execution. Objects in an agent may be distributed to several nodes in the network, and even if their exact location is unknown, they can be accessed from the other parts of the agent located on different nodes. Other features, such as inter-agent communication and base-specific method invocation, are also described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)330-333
Number of pages4
JournalNEC Research and Development
Volume40
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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