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A Coordination Model for Agents based on Secure Spaces

Published inTrusted objects = Objets de confiance, Editors Tsichritzis, Dionysios, p. 199-215
PublisherGenève : Centre universitaire d'informatique
Publication date1999-07
Abstract

Shared space coordination models such as Linda are ill-suited for structuring applications composed of erroneous or insecure components. This paper presents the Secure Object Space model. In this model, a data element can be locked with a key and is only visible to a process that presents a matching key to unlock the element. We give a precise semantics for Secure Object Space operations and discuss an implementation in JAVA for a mobile agent system. An implementation of the semantics that employs encryption is also outlined for use in untrusted environments.

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BRYCE, Ciaran, ORIOL, Manuel, VITEK, Jan. A Coordination Model for Agents based on Secure Spaces. In: Trusted objects = Objets de confiance. Genève : Centre universitaire d’informatique, 1999. p. 199–215.
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