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General Information
    • ISSN: 1793-8244
    • Frequency: Semiyearly
    • DOI: 10.18178/JACN
    • Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Ka Wai Gary Wong
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nina Lee
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    • E-mail: jacn@ejournal.net
Dr. Ka Wai Gary Wong
Division of Information and Technology Studies, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong.
It's a honor to serve as the editor-in-chief of JACN. I'll work together with the editors and reviewers to help the journal progress
JACN 2013 Vol.1(2): 99-104 ISSN: 1793-8244
DOI: 10.7763/JACN.2013.V1.21

IMANetMS - An Intelligent Mobile Agent-Based Network Management Approach for a Real Scenario

Joaquim Ricardo Azevedo Teixeira and Maria João Viamonte
Abstract—Current Network Management paradigms are rigid and lack flexibility. Therefore, a new kind of management system and strategy must be provided to enhance the reliability and performance of Network Management. This paper presents the results of our work on Mobile Agent technology as a new paradigm for developing Network Management applications. Problems existing in traditional Network Management are discussed and a distributed solution is proposed. In this new approach, Mobile agents are the lead characters, in a world where networks grow in a larger and complicated way. Finally, we present the results from an implemented architecture for a real network scenario. Our efforts resulted in IMANetMS, an Intelligent Mobile Agent Network Management System.

Index Terms—Mobile agents, network management, simple network management protocol.

The authors are with the Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Research Center, Porto, Portugal (email: jra@isep.ipp.pt, mjv@isep.ipp.pt).


Cite:Joaquim Ricardo Azevedo Teixeira and Maria João Viamonte, "IMANetMS - An Intelligent Mobile Agent-Based Network Management Approach for a Real Scenario," Journal of Advances in Computer Networks vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 99-104, 2013.

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