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On Interoperability and Intelligent Software Agents for Field Area Networks

  • Peter Palensky

Abstract

Intelligent software agents are software programs that are currently used to solve complex problems in the domains of network management or information retrieval. The usage of agent technology for field area network would offer a lot of new and enhanced applications and would be “the second chapter” of distributed applications. The missing link to the commercial exploitation of agent technology on field area networks is a standard for agent communication. This paper gives an overview and takes the first steps towards standard agent communication for field area networks.

Keywords

Intelligent Agent Agent Communication Agent Technology Functional Profile Analogue Digital Converter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Palensky
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  1. 1.Institute of Computer TechnologyVienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

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