Bio-inspired Deployment of Distributed Applications

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3371)


This paper presents an approach to developing and managing self-organizing distributed computing systems. The approach is used to construct an application as a dynamic federation of mobile components that can migrate from computer to computer while the application is being executed. It also enables each component to explicitly define its own migration policy as the migration of other components. Therefore, a federation of components can be migrated and transformed according to its components’ local policies, including bio-inspired deployment approaches. The approach was implemented as not only a test-bed system for the organization of multi-agents but also a middleware for real distributed systems. This paper describes a prototype implementation of the middleware built on a Java-based mobile agent system and its applications that illustrates the utility and effectiveness of the approach.


Sensor Node Mobile Agent Migration Policy Cytoplasmic Streaming Distribute Computing System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of InformaticsTokyoJapan

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