A Recovery Technique of Agents in Multi-agent based Fault-tolerant Systems

H.-M. Lee (Korea), K.S. Chung (UK), S.-C. Shin, Y.-J. Lee, T.-M. Yoon, W.-G. Lee, and H.-C

Keywords

Faulttolerance, recovery, distributed computing system,multiagent system

Abstract

To support fault-tolerance in distributed computing system, several recovery algorithms using multi-agent have been proposed. However, most of them didn't support fault-tolerance of the multi-agent. Agent failures may lead to inconsistent states of distributed computing system and domino effect. In this paper, we propose a recovery algorithm for fault-tolerance of multi-agent. We classify agent failures and present cases that agent failures occur. Our proposed algorithms are verified through simulations based on JAVA and CORBA

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