Searching distributed geographic information based on mobile agent and web services
YU Jie, SHI Xiaohong, YANG Bin (Information Engineering College, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai 200135, China)
Based on mobile agent and web services a framework for searching distributed geographic information is proposed and implemented. By the searching policy mobile agents can independently search for geographic information on the net. The interaction between mobile agent and web services enables many types of applications to access search services.