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Multi-agent mediated electronic marketplace for adaptation services

Tarus, H.K. and Bush, J.M. and Irvine, J. and Dunlop, J. (2008) Multi-agent mediated electronic marketplace for adaptation services. In: 5th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, 2008. IEEE, pp. 861-862. ISBN 978-1-4244-1456-7

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Abstract

Ubiquitous service provision demands a flexible, low complexity and small foot-print platform that can perform in heterogeneous devices. In this paper, we describe the deployment of JADE as a ubiquitous electronic market platform for trading of adaptation services. We then statistically measure JADE's transport protocol efficiency over wireless WAN networks vis-a-vis traditional remote technologies. Our results show that the use of an electronic market results in a linear rise in download time as file sizes increases while using plain message passing technique results in a sub-exponential rise. We have benchmarked our results with working devices over real networks.