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dc.titleA study of securing route structures for mobile agents dispatched in parallel
dc.contributor.authorWang, Y.
dc.contributor.authorTan, K.-L.
dc.contributor.authorWang, V.
dc.date.accessioned2013-07-04T07:46:09Z
dc.date.available2013-07-04T07:46:09Z
dc.date.issued2004
dc.identifier.citationWang, Y.,Tan, K.-L.,Wang, V. (2004). A study of securing route structures for mobile agents dispatched in parallel. International Journal of Web Engineering and Technology 1 (2) : 251-274. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.issn14761289
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/39638
dc.description.abstractFor mobile agents to be effective in practice, they have to be securely and efficiently deployed. In this paper, we first present and discuss five secure route structures for mobile agents dispatched in parallel. These schemes aim to protect the route information against malicious hosts and facilitate the efficient dispatching of a large number of agents, combining public-key encryption and signature schemes and exposing minimal route information to hosts. In terms of security, they are improved one by one. In the 5th structure, nested route and signature structures are adopted in order to detect attacks as early as possible. Meanwhile, the feedback based mechanism is adopted that can enforce the dispatch order to be strictly followed. Additionally, a robustness mechanism with substitute routes is provided for skipping temporarily unreachable hosts to activate descendant agents. Finally, we evaluated our models both analytically and empirically.
dc.sourceScopus
dc.subjectMobile agent
dc.subjectParallel dispatch model
dc.subjectRobust route
dc.subjectSecure route structure
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentCOMPUTER SCIENCE
dc.description.sourcetitleInternational Journal of Web Engineering and Technology
dc.description.volume1
dc.description.issue2
dc.description.page251-274
dc.identifier.isiutNOT_IN_WOS
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