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Message Transport Interface for Efficient Communication Between Agent Framework and Event Service

  • Sang Yong Park
  • Hee Yong Youn
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3983)

Abstract

The multi-agent techniques have been continuously evolving as ubiquitous computing emerges as a key post-Internet paradigm. An agent dynamically executes its operations and has capabilities of self-growing and self-adaptive in open environments. Various distributed applications need to exchange asynchronous requests using an event-based execution model. To support the requests, the OMG defined a CORBA Event Service component in the CORBA Object Services (COS). Efficient interoperability between the agent framework and event service is important for achieving high performance ubiquitous applications. In this paper we propose the MTI (Message Transport Interface) for supporting such interoperability. An experiment validates the effectiveness of the proposed scheme compared to the existing omniEvent service.

Keywords

ACL event service MTI multi-agent ubiquitous computing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sang Yong Park
    • 1
  • Hee Yong Youn
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information and Communication EngineeringSungkyunkwan UniversitySuwonKorea

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