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Petri Nets for Mobile Agent: Theory and Application

  • Walid Ben Mesmia
  • Borhan MarzouguiEmail author
  • Kamel Barkaoui
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 16)

Abstract

The present paper aims to propose a model enabling the specification, verification and validation of the behavior for a mobile agent. The model studies the integration, commitment and migration of a mobile agent. The model PNMAM (Peri Net in Mobile Agent Model) is an extension of classical Petri nets with places, transitions and marking the graph, what useful in the validation phase.

Keywords

Mobile agent Multi-agent system Specification Validation Verification PNMAM 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walid Ben Mesmia
    • 1
  • Borhan Marzougui
    • 2
    Email author
  • Kamel Barkaoui
    • 3
  1. 1.IT Department, Faculty of SciencesUniversity of GABESGabesTunisia
  2. 2.IT DepartmentEmirates College of TechnologyAbu DhabiUAE
  3. 3.CEDRICCNAM of ParisParisFrance

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