EVALUATION OF RECENT RESEARCH IN MOBILE AGENT PLATFORMS FOR MOBILE DEVICES

Qusay H. Mahmoud, Zhujun Xu, Xining Li

Abstract

Most mobile devices such as cell phones suffer from limited computational resources as well as a small display size in which to present information to the user. In addition, the wireless environment that devices operate in suffers from limited bandwidth and frequent network disconnections. Mobile agents, which as software entities that are capable of roaming the network, do not need much bandwidth. This makes mobile agents a promising mechanism for the mobile devices. In this paper, we report on recent research that has been carried out in the area of mobile agents for mobile devices; we classify the several agent platforms that have been developed according to their underlining approaches and we discuss their advantages and disadvantages as well as limitations and concerns for embedded mobile agent platforms. In addition, we present directions for future direction in this area. To conclude, limitation and concerns for embedded mobile agent platforms are discussed.

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in Harvard Style

H. Mahmoud Q., Xu Z. and Li X. (2004). EVALUATION OF RECENT RESEARCH IN MOBILE AGENT PLATFORMS FOR MOBILE DEVICES . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 331-336. DOI: 10.5220/0002642103310336


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis04,
author={Qusay H. Mahmoud and Zhujun Xu and Xining Li},
title={EVALUATION OF RECENT RESEARCH IN MOBILE AGENT PLATFORMS FOR MOBILE DEVICES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={331-336},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002642103310336},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - EVALUATION OF RECENT RESEARCH IN MOBILE AGENT PLATFORMS FOR MOBILE DEVICES
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - H. Mahmoud Q.
AU - Xu Z.
AU - Li X.
PY - 2004
SP - 331
EP - 336
DO - 10.5220/0002642103310336