Design and implementation of agent-based flexible asynchronous messaging system

Jiro Sekiba, Gen Kitagata, Takuo Suganuma, Tetsuo Kinoshita, Ken ichi Okada, Norio Shiratori

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Abstract

Asynchronous messaging systems like e-mail systems need some advanced characteristics, such as intelligence, controllability and scalability, to accomplish more effective and sophisticated message handling. In this paper, we propose a framework of next generation messaging systems, Flexible Asynchronous Messaging System (FAMES), which consists of autonomous and collaborative software agents. In FAMES, various messaging functions composed by agents can be utilized to integrate heterogeneous user environment. Moreover, FAMES operates message flow in intelligent manner, considering the receiver's own convenience and the flexible message delivery can be achieved. We designed and implemented the proposed system based on multi-agent technology, and show its effectiveness through the experimental studies using a prototype system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages732-739
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Dec 1
EventProceedings of the 1998 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, ICPADS - Tainan, China
Duration: 1998 Dec 141998 Dec 16

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1998 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, ICPADS
CityTainan, China
Period98/12/1498/12/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hardware and Architecture

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