Authors: Leszek Sliwko, Aleksander Zgrzywa
Addresses: Institute of Applied Informatics, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland. ' Institute of Applied Informatics, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
Abstract: The paper presents a multi-resource load balancing strategy which can be utilised within an agent-based system. This approach can assist system designers in their attempts to optimise the structure for complex enterprise architectures. In this system, the social behaviour of the agent and its adaptation abilities are applied to determine an optimal setup for a given configuration. All the methods have been developed to allow the agent|s self-assessment. The proposed agent system has been implemented and the experiment results are presented here.
Keywords: load balancing; multi-agent systems; MAS; resource management; Java multi-agent system balancer; JMASB; agent-based systems; multiple resources.
International Journal of Intelligent Information and Database Systems, 2009 Vol.3 No.2, pp.180 - 202
Published online: 14 May 2009 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article