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Transactional Multiple Agents

  • Xinfeng Ye
  • John Keane
  • Guoqing Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2412)

Abstract

In a Multi-agent system (MAS), agents work to achieve common goals. This paper gives a flexible model for writing agents and a mechanism to guarantee correctness of the MAS when agents operate on multiple databases.

Keywords

Mobile Agent Distribute Computing System Execution Engine Serialization Graph Agent Operation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Xinfeng Ye
    • 1
  • John Keane
    • 2
  • Guoqing Zhang
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.UMISTDepartment of ComputationManchesterUK
  3. 3.Institute of Computing TechnologyChinese Academy of SciencesP.R. China

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