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A Run-Time System for WCL

  • Antony Rowstron
  • Stuart Wray
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1686)

Abstract

WCL is an inter-agent co-ordination language designed for Internet and Web based agent systems. WCL is based on shared associative memories called tuple spaces, as introduced in Linda. In this paper we describe a novel run-time system for WCL. This distributed run-time system is radically different from traditional run-time systems supporting tuple spaces because it performs on-the-fly analysis of the usage of tuple spaces and moves tuple-space data between machines dynamically. Experimental results show that this approach provides significant speed improvements.

Keywords

Round Trip Time User Agent Garbage Collection Control Layer Tuple Space 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Antony Rowstron
    • 1
  • Stuart Wray
    • 2
  1. 1.Engineering DepartmentCambridge UniversityCambridgeUK
  2. 2.Cambridge University Computer LaboratoryCambridgeUK

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