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Title: A language for description and verification of mobile agent algorithms
Authors: Li, X
Cao, J 
He, Y
Issue Date: 2004
Source: CIT04 : The Fourth International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, September 14-16, 2004, Wuhan, China, p. 546-553
Abstract: Mobile agent technology has been widely adopted in network computing, whereas it remains a problem to design and verify the mobile agent algorithms in a platform independent way. In this paper, we propose a script language called SMAL to design the mobile agent algorithm. The semantics of SMAL is briefly introduced with its execution model. Furthermore, to verify the agent program in SMAL, a transformation function for converting SMAL program to Mobile UNITY specification is presented, which would facilitate making use of UNITY-logic to prove the correctness properties of the program.
Keywords: Mobile agents
Mobile computing
Program verification
Specification languages
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
ISBN: 0-7695-2216-5
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