Distribution of mobile agents in vulnerable networks

Wenyu Qu, Masaru Kitsuregawa, Hong Shen, Yingwei Jin

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Advances in the Internet and the computer industry have created many new application areas for network routing such as Grid computing and also brings new challenges to traditional routing techniques. In this paper we propose a mobile agent-based routing model in vulnerable networks for these applications. To characterize the behaviors of mobile agents and their effects on the network performance, we analyze the population distribution of mobile agents as a measurement of the computational resource consumption. Our analysis reveals theoretical insights into the statistical behaviors of mobile agents and provides useful tools for effectively managing mobile agents in large networks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1047-1064
Number of pages18
JournalConcurrency Computation Practice and Experience
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - May 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Distribution
  • Markov process
  • Mobile agents
  • Routing


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