[Agent based High Performance Computing]

Problem Solving Applications and Practical Deployment

[Autonomous Agents Logo]
Seattle, Washington, USA
May 1, 1999



Program in ASCII Format
9:15 Welcome and Introduction

Kate Stout, David Kotz, Omer Rana

Session 1:
Deploying Agents

Kate Stout

9:30 Agents for the Masses


Craig Thompson, Tom Bannon,
Paul Pazandak, and Venu Vasudevan
Object Services and Consulting, Inc.
10:00 Control and Management in a Mobile Agent
Workflow Architecture

D. Moore
AT&T Laboratories, USA

S. Foster, B. Nebesh
Department of Defense, USA

M. Flester
RABA Technologies, USA

10:30 Break
11:00 Robustness and Scalability in Large Agent
System Deployment:
Lessons Learned from InfoSleuth

Amy Unruh

Session 2:
Agents in Distributed Computing
David Kotz and Omer Rana

11:30 Heterogeneous Mobile Agents
for Distributed Processing

R Ghanea-Hercock, J. C. Collis and D. T. Ndumu
BT Laboratories, UK
12:00 A Multi-Agent Approach to Distributed Computing

C. Muthukrishnan and Suresh T. B.
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Panel Session A:
"Real World issues in implementing agents"
Led by Kate Stout, Sun Microsystems
14:00 Agent Based Network Monitoring

A. Bivens, L. Gao, M. Hulber and B. Szymanski
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

Session 3:

David Walker
14:30 Agent Middleware for Scientific
Heterogeneous Simulations

Shirun Ho
Central Research Lab, Hitachi Ltd, Japan
15:00 The Design of Software Agents for
a Network of PDE Solvers

P. Tsompanopoulou, L. Boloni, D.Marinescu and J. Rice
Purdue University, USA

15:30 Break
16:00 A Ray Tracing Mobile Agent

W-S Chen, C. Lin
National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan, ROC

Y.N. Lien
National Chengchi University, Taiwan, ROC

16:30 Panel Session B:
Wrap Up

Led by: Kate Stout, Sun Microsystems, USA
David Kotz, Dartmouth College, USA
Omer Rana, Cardiff University, UK
18:00 End of Workshop

[[Back to Workshop Main Page]]