Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window

ASMA: Autonomous Software Management Agent system

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Yap, M. ; JSIST, Singapore Polytech., Singapore ; Wee-Keong Ng

The ASMA (Autonomous Software Management Agent) system is used as a practical application of basic life-like characteristics, like reproduction, growth, death, movement and metabolic cycle, in a software agent. As software management moves toward automation, we are seeing increasing relevance in incorporating autonomous behaviour into the system. Among other advantages, these characteristics allow application software to be deployed independently by the users; administrators only need prepare the software once for the system and then leave the entire deployment and maintenance to the users. This not only reduces the workload of administrators but also improves the availability of software for the users. Each of these characteristics describes the essential features of a living organism, and we illustrate in this application that they are useful, if not essential, to agent architectures

Published in:

Information Intelligence and Systems, 1999. Proceedings. 1999 International Conference on

Date of Conference:


Need Help?

IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.