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Mobile agents: Can they assist with context awareness?
conference contributionposted on 2004-05-24, 00:00 authored by Arkady ZaslavskyArkady Zaslavsky
This position paper argues that the mobile agents paradigm is a useful and important technology enabling pervasive and ubiquitous computing. Context awareness drives adaptability of pervasive computing systems. It is asserted that mobile agents capable of discovering, extracting, interpreting and validating context will make significant contribution to increasing efficiency, flexibility and feasibility of pervasive computing systems.