The Supervisor--Worker Pattern

TitleThe Supervisor--Worker Pattern
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsFischmeister, S., and W. Lugmayr
Conference Name6th Annual Conference on Patters Languages of Programming (PLOP)
Conference LocationMonticello, Illinois
Keywordsmobile agents, mobile computing, security

Mobile agents and mobile computing have grown in importance recently. The Supervisor-Worker pattern is an architectural pattern that helps architects solving the problem of protecting the mobile agent from leakage and tampering. The fundamental Master-Slave Pattern is widespread and heavily used in traditional applications. The Supervisor-Worker pattern inherits many of the Master-Slave pattern’s benefits. It also solves several of the security issues of mobile agents.

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