Mobile Agents for Telecommunication Applications
The aim of the MATA workshops series is to provide a unique opportunity for researchers from the IT, Internet, and telecommunications domain, as well as related software and application developers and service providers to discuss the advances in agent technologies and their applications in next generation mobile Internet and telecommunications. Since 1999 in Canada, MATA workshops have contributed to the creation of a research community around mobile agents and their use in telecommunication applications. The 2003 workshop focused on recent developments in agent technologies and particularly the use of agent technologies within the ?elds of network - nagement, dynamic service provisioning and management, nomadic and mobile computing, context aware services and environments, active and programmable networks,policybasedservicesandmanagement,adhocnetworking,peer-to-peer computing, ambient intelligence, Wireless Java, software de?ned radio, adaptive mobile end systems, virtual home environments, smart home, smart cars and navigation, e-learning, m-commerce, and other related 3Gb areas. October 2003 Eric HORLAIT VI Preface Scienti?c Program Committee T. Araragi, NTT, Japan P. Bellavista, Bologna, Italy F. Bellifemine, TILab, Italy R. Boutaba, Univ. of Waterloo, Canada P. Brezillon, LIP6, France B. Burg, HP Labs, USA J. Celestino Junior, ´ FUC, Brazil J. Delgado, UPF Barcelona, Spain B. Dillenseger, France Teleco, France W. Enkelmann, Chrysler AG, Germany B. Falchuk, Telecordia, USA R. Glitho, Ericsson, Canada Y. Gourhant, FT R&D, France S. Guan, NUS, Singapore S. Honiden, NII, Japan E. Horlait, LIP6, France R. Impey, NRC, Canada Y. Ismailov, Ericsson, Sweden A. Karmouch, Univ. of Ottawa, Canada K. Kim, Konkuk University, Korea L.