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Mobile agents are an increasingly popular paradigm,
and in recent years there has been a proliferation
of mobile-agent systems. These systems are, however,
largely incompatible with each other. In particular,
agents cannot migrate to a host that runs a
different mobile-agent system. Prior approaches to
interoperability have tried to force agents to use a
common API, and so far none have succeeded. Our
goal, summarized in the catch phrase ``Write
Once, Move Anywhere,'' led to our efforts to develop
mechanisms that support dynamic runtime
interoperability of mobile-agent systems. This paper
describes the Grid Mobile-Agent System,
which allows agents to migrate to different
Revised July 25, 2001.
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Arne Grimstrup, Robert S. Gray, David Kotz, Thomas Cowin, Greg Hill, Niranjan Suri, Daria Chacon, and Martin Hofmann, "Write Once, Move Anywhere: Toward Dynamic Interoperability of Mobile Agent Systems." Dartmouth Computer Science Technical Report TR2001-411, July 2001.
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