Java Agent Development Environment (JADE). Jade is a platform for running agents; it supports: An asynchronous agent programming model Communication between agents either on the same or different platforms Mobility, security, and other utilities. Jade Architecture. Distributed Architecture
Holds two special agents
By exchanging ACL messages using FIPA-agent-management ontology.
First set local Java CLASSPATH (pg 36 Tb)
GUI provided by Remote Monitoring Agent
Extend the class jade.core.Agent and implement the setup( ) method; see page 6 of Jade Tutorial at http://jade.tilab.com/doc/JADEProgramming-Tutorial-for-beginners.pdf
A behavior represents a task that an agent can carry out and is implemented as an object of a class that extends: jade.core.behaviours.Behaviour
behaviours” in agent