Mobile Agent-Based Applications : A Survey

Date Added: Nov 2009
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A mobile agent is a computer entity capable of reasoning, use the network infrastructure to run in another remote site, search and gather the results, cooperate with other sites and return to his home site after completing the assigned tasks. Mobile Agent based applications research activities are increased and are applied in a wide range domain areas : network management, electronic commerce, energy efficiency and metering; Wireless Multimedia Sensors, grid computing and grid services, distributed data mining, multimedia, human tracking, security, affective computing, climate environment and weather, e-learning, location, recommendation and semantic web services. In this paper, a survey of mobile agent based applications on above domains areas and implementation platforms are presented.