Engineering Multi-Agent Systems

Engineering Multi-Agent Systems

Tagelsir Mohamed Gasmelseid (King Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-987-8.ch028
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The migration of business enterprises to decentralized operations, location independence, and micromanagement has been accompanied by the emergence of different computing paradigms, enterprise architectures, and communication platforms. Software agents perform some tasks on behalf of their users, other agents, or programs with some degree of autonomy using multiple information and communication platforms. The use of wireless devices and networks has significantly improved information transmission and transaction processing in support of virtual and physical mobility and the acquisition, customization, and use of context specific information for electronic and mobile shopping, finance, banking, and payment services.

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