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On Using the CAMA Framework for Developing Open Mobile Fault Tolerant Agent Systems

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Leonardus Arief, Dr Alexei Iliasov, Professor Alexander Romanovsky

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Abstract

The paper introduces the Cama (Context-Aware Mobile Agents) framework intended for developing large-scale mobile applications using the agent paradigm. Cama provides a powerful set of abstractions, a supporting middleware and an adaptation layer allowing developers to address the main characteristics of the mobile applications: openness, asynchronous and anonymous communication, fault tolerance, device mobility.It ensures recursive system structuring using location, scope, agent and role abstractions.Cama supports system fault tolerance through exception handling and structured agent coordination. The applicability of the framework is demonstrated using an ambient lecture scenario - the first part of an ongoing work on a series of ambient campus applications.


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Author(s): Arief B, Iliasov A, Romanovsky A

Publication type: Report

Publication status: Published

Series Title: School of Computing Science Technical Report Series

Year: 2006

Pages: 7

Print publication date: 01/02/2006

Source Publication Date: February 2006

Report Number: 943

Institution: School of Computing Science, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Place Published: Newcastle upon Tyne

URL: http://www.cs.ncl.ac.uk/publications/trs/papers/943.pdf


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