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Sumatra: A language for resource-aware mobile programs

  • Anurag Acharya
  • M. Ranganathan
  • Joel Saltz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1222)

Abstract

Programs that use mobility as a mechanism to adapt to resource changes have three requirements that are not shared with other mobile programs. First, they need to monitor the level and quality of resources in their operating environment. Second, they need to be able to react to changes in resource availability. Third, they need to be able to control the way in which resources are used on their behalf (by libraries and other support code). In this chapter, we describe the design and implementation of Sumatra, an extension of Java that supports resource-aware mobile programs. We also describe the design and implementation of a distributed resource monitor that provides the information required by Sumatra progams. changes.

Keywords

Mobile Host Mobile Program Resource Change Remote Host Remote Method Invocation 
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  • Anurag Acharya
  • M. Ranganathan
  • Joel Saltz

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