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mobile agent

A software module that moves from host to host in a network. See Knowbot and agent.
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A mobile agent has the ability to learn from its working atmosphere which enables it to reply in suitable manner to any change in its surroundings.
Many mobile agent systems followed, most implemented in Java, which already supports mobile code, but also in scripting languages, such as Tcl/Tk or Python.
A proposal for an enhanced mobile agent architecture (EMA), Annals of the University of Craiova, Mathematics and Computer Science Series, Vol.
TchoTcho Mobile allows users to conduct banking transactions via their Digicel mobile phones and is currently available across 150 TchoTcho Mobile agents nationwide.
Although it is possible to propose an alternative, based on existing technology, to almost every mobile agent-based function (Chess, Harrison, & Kershenbaum, 1995), mobile agents have significant advantages over conventional approaches at the design, implementation and execution stages in most cases.
In this context, the mobile agent technology appears as the most suitable for this case (Chess et al.
Further, different basic types of agents can be identified: manager agents for administration of the runtime platform, stationary agents as service providers, and mobile agents for mobility support and service provisioning.
However, the issues of security, social acceptance, and commercializable applications have been significantly increased and they represent the main focus of research in the mobile agent community.
Whenever necessary, such a mobile agent sends itself to another computer, where it continues its assigned task.
Kony's Mobile Health Plan, Mobile Agent and Mobile Pharmacy are pre-configured and completely customizable solution suites that offer complete support for all seven mobile operating systems and virtually any smartphone, tablet, web browser, or other mobile device.
After background and motivation in Section 2, we introduce our mobile agent framework and its implementation, and programming framework in Section 3.

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