Resource Discovery Using Mobile Agents

Resource Discovery Using Mobile Agents

M. Singh (Middlesex University, UK), X. Cheng (Middlesex University, UK and Beijing Normal University, China) and X. He (Reading University, UK)
Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 30
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-188-9.ch018


Discovery of the multimedia resources on network is the focus of the many researches in post semantic web. The task of resources discovery can be automated by using agent. This chapter reviews the current most used technologies that facilitate the resource discovery process. The chapter also the presents the case study to present a fully functioning resource discovery system using mobile agents.
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Technologies Used In Existing Resource Discovery Systems

There are diverse set of solutions that are available for resource discovery. The solutions have been characterized through the routing strategies that have been applied by them. The main categories are algorithms that are used by unstructured networks and algorithms that are used by the overlay network between peers (Mordacchini, 2007).

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