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An investigation into distributed channel mobility support for Communicating Process Architectures.

Chalmers, Kevin and Kerridge, Jon (2009) An investigation into distributed channel mobility support for Communicating Process Architectures. In: Communicating Process Architectures 2009. IOS Press, Amsterdam, pp. 205-223. ISBN 978-1-60750-065-0

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Localised mobile channel support is now a feature of Communicating Process Architecture (CPA) based frameworks, from JCSP and C++CSP to occam-pi. Distributed mobile channel support has also been attempted in JCSP Networking and occam-pi via the pony framework, although the capabilities of these two separate approaches is limited and has not led to the widespread usage of distributed mobile channel primitives. In this paper, an initial investigation into possible models that can support distributed channel mobility are presented and analysed for features such as transmission time, robustness and reachability. The goal of this work is to discover a set of models which can be used for channel mobility and also supported within the single unified protocol for distributed CPA frameworks. From the analysis presented in this paper, it has been determined that there are models which can be implemented to support channel end mobility within a single unified protocol which provide suitable capabilities for certain application scenarios.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 978-1-60750-065-0
Uncontrolled Keywords: Communicating Process Architecture; distributed mobile channel support; JCSP networking;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 006 Special Computer Methods > 006.3 Artificial intelligence
000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 004 Data processing & computer science
000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3508
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2010 15:27
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2011 16:12
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3508

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