On the Use of IP Multicast to Facilitate Group Communication between Mobile Agents

Syed Waqar Shah, Paddy Nixon, Rob Ferguson

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Abstract

The use of multiple agents (in patterns such as master-slave and embassy) as stated in S. C. Hayden et al. (1999) is a common technique in agent-based systems. Maintaining coordination and communication between groups of agents, whilst relatively simple in the non-distributed paradigm, can impose a significant overhead on the developers of distributed/mobile agent systems. We report the design, implementation, and evaluation of a group communications mechanism for multiple agents systems.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology, 2004. (IAT 2004)
EditorsJiming Liu, Nick Cercone , Ning Zhong
Place of PublicationUnited States
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0769521010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology, 2004. (IAT 2004) - Beijing, Beijing, China
Duration: 24 Sep 200424 Sep 2004

Conference

ConferenceIEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology, 2004. (IAT 2004)
Abbreviated titleIAT 2004
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Period24/09/0424/09/04

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