[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Security is a very important concept in the growth and the development of the mobile agent technology. However, in most of researches, security properties are envisaged in the implementation phase. Nevertheless, the integration of security properties in all phases of software development can provide more secure mobile agents based systems. In this paper we are interested to model the security properties in order to protect stationary agents during their communications with visitor mobile agents.
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: In recent years, software development based on Mobile Agents (MAs) has received important attention because it introduces a new development paradigm for widely distributed and heterogeneous systems. However, the existing work has mostly focused on the implementation phase of the MA‐based applications development process and they do not take into consideration the analysis and design phases. In this paper, we present a conceptual approach to model MAs. This approach is materialised by a Unified Modelling Language (UML) profile, called MA‐UML for modelling MAs.
International Journal of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering 01/2009; 3(2/3):277-305. DOI:10.1504/IJAOSE.2009.023640
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: This paper presents an approach to model and to implement mobile agents. This approach is materialized by a UML profile, called MA-UML for modeling mobile agents, and a software development environment that assists the specification, design and implementation stages of the agent system development lifecycle, called MAMT. The MAMT environment provides support for modeling multi-agent systems by using the MA-UML profile.
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: In the last years, mobile agents are gaining great attention as a new concept for developing and implementing mobile and distributed applications. However, very little work has taken place in defining concepts and notations to model mobile agents. In this paper, we present an approach to model and to implement mobile agents. This approach is materialized by a UML notation, called MA-UML for modeling mobile agents, and a software CASE Tool, called MAMT for mapping conceptual diagrams into Java implementation.