MA-UML: a conceptual approach for mobile agents' modelling
by Hela Hachicha, Adlen Loukil, Khaled Ghedira
International Journal of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering (IJAOSE), Vol. 3, No. 2/3, 2009

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.

Online publication date: Wed, 04-Mar-2009

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