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Mobile Agents by Wilhelm R. Rossak, Peter Braun

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Index 425
digital signatures, 165
at home agency, 283
for SATP headers, 305
verification, 283, 285–286
distributed systems
client-server paradigm, 13–14
code-on-demand paradigm, 15
defined, 3
designing, 3–6
interactions, 12
mobile agents viewpoint, 11–17
remote-evaluation paradigm, 14–15
resources, 12
sites, 12
traditional techniques, 12–15
virtual machines, 12
domain managers
defined, 392
master node, 395
method called at, 397
nodes, 394, 395, 396, 398
registration, 392
domain nodes, 397, 398
DomainManager plugin, 393–399
API, 396–399
configuration file, 393, 394, 395, 396
defined, 331
installation, 393–396
priority, 396
role determination, 393
See also plugins; Tracy toolkit
dynamic data, 190–192
defined, 190
malicious agency attacks, 191
requirements, 190
state appraisal and, 208
See also data
dynamic profiling, 320
E
eavesdropping, 170
electronic commerce, 28–29
distributed workflow, 29
needs, 28
See also applications
Email plugin, 331
encrypted functions, 178–179, 212
defined, 178
scheme, 179
using, 178–179
See also security
encryption
cipher initialization for, 289
data, 289, 290
RSA, 289
sliding, 191
energy concept, 136
environmental key generation, 181–184
backward-time approach, 183
forward-time approach, 183
goals, 182
steps, 182
See also security
error probability, 68
evaluation, 293–323
experiments, 295–296
goal, 293
measurements, 295–297
migration strategies and, 297
mobile agent toolkits, 294
related work, 294–295
test environment, 297–298
See also measurements; performance
exactly-once semantic, 134
execution
agent, 210–211
control, 275
resuming, 45–46
simulating, 196
execution state
capturing, 39
defined, 38
determination, 38
execution tracing, 192–197
acknowledgment, 195–196
defined, 193
drawbacks, 196–197
migration, 194–195
notification, 193–194
reduction, 197
retrieval, 196
experiments, 293
caching, 310–311
code servers, 312–315
code size/network quality, 298–302
computer roles, 295

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