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IMAGO: A Prolog-based System for Intelligent Mobile Agents

  • Xining Li
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2164)

Abstract

This paper presents the preliminary design of the IMAGO project. This project consists of two major parts: the IMAGO Application Programming Interface (API) - an agent development kit based on Prolog, and the MLVM - a multithreading agent server framework. We focus on the IMAGO API and its communication model - a novel mechanism to automatically track down agents and deliver messages in a dynamic, changing world. Examples are given to show the expressive power and simplicity of the programming interface as well as possible applications of the proposed system.

Keywords

Virtual Machine Mobile Agent Logic Programming Application Program Interface Identical Copy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xining Li
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  1. 1.Department of Computing and Information ScienceUniversity of GuelphCanada

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