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Title: Location update schemes for mobile agents
???metadata.dc.creator???: Sushil, Rama
Bhargava, Rama
Garg, Kumkum
Keywords: Location management strategy
Mobile agent
Mobile agent system
Mobile agent host
Cost of location update
Birth-region
Estratégia de gestão local
Agente móvel
Sistema de agente móvel
Hospedagem de agente móvel
Atualização de custo de localização
Nascimento-região
Publisher: Editora da UFLA
???metadata.dc.date???: 1-Jun-2008
Citation: SUSHIL, R.; BHARGAVA, R.; GARG, K. Location update schemes for mobile agents. INFOCOMP: Journal of Computer Science, Lavras, v. 7, n. 2, p. 37-43, June 2008.
Abstract: For mobile agents roaming in a network, location management strategies still represent a current research issue, for contacting and communicating with these agents. The cost of a location management strategy mainly depends on the cost of location search and update. In order to save this cost, mobile agents should not update their location every time they change the host. This paper discusses three strategies in which mobile agents make decisions about when and where to update their location: the time-based strategy, the movements-based strategy and the strategy based on counting the migrations host wise and birth-region wise. We propose the birth-region wise movement based location update strategy, named Broadcasting with Search by Path Chase (BSPC), which is an extension of SPC (Search by Path Chase). We have analyzed and compared the performance of both SPC and BSPC and found that BSPC costs less than SPC for low call to mobility ratio (CMR).
Other Identifiers: http://www.dcc.ufla.br/infocomp/index.php/INFOCOMP/article/view/215
???metadata.dc.language???: eng
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