Applying Mobile Agents to Enable Dynamic, Context-Aware Interactions for Mobile Phone Users

  • Mark Adler
  • Jeffrey M. Bradshaw
  • Michael Mahan
  • Niranjan Suri
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2164)


Mobile agents can play a critical role in enabling dynamic applications on mobile phones. They can carry executable code, making possible effortless downloading of new capabilities and services to mobile phones. When combined with services that support context awareness, user customization, and sensitivity to the mobile phone environment, mobile agents can be used to provide the basis for a rich set of applications. This paper provides an overview of the problems faced in this application domain and outlines the approach we are following in our research.


Mobile Phone Mobile Agent Resource Description Framework Mobile Phone User Policy Decision Point 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Adler
    • 1
  • Jeffrey M. Bradshaw
    • 2
  • Michael Mahan
    • 1
  • Niranjan Suri
    • 2
  1. 1.Nokia Research CenterBurlintonUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Human & Machine CognitionUniversity of West FloridaPensacolaUSA

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