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aglet

metal tag protecting the end of a shoe lace
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Our system consists of several agents that cooperate to meet the service demands of user, we distinguish: The interface agent, the mediator agent, analyzer agent, transfer agent and security agent task manager agent and executor agent The agents in our system are implemented using the Java [11] language and development platform Aglets [12].
The Aglet Repair Tool is also in patent pending status with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
We provide an overview a few commercial mobile agent systems, such as Telescript, IBM Aglets, and Concordia, and a few academic systems, such as Agent Tcl, TACOMA and Mole.
AgentTcl (developed at Dartmouth Colleage) [Gray 1995], Odyssey (developed by General Magic) [General Magic 1997], and Aglets (developed by IBM) [IBM 1997] are examples of language tools that can be used to develop mobile objects.
The life cycle of an Aglet starts with its creation or its cloning.
There is more and more and more on this ball in this void spinning in this baking heat all encompassed in aglets of time.
Thirteen lace chapes (also known as aglets or aiglets), one with tiny remnants of lace still inside the tube, together with fragments of garments with eyelets indicate their use as fastening strings.
There are no aglets so they only need to be constructed with one material.
43) On the use of pins and aglets in dressing, see Jenny Tiramani, "Pins and Aglets', in Tara Hemling and Catherine Richardson, eds.
It was not only instructive but downright fun to find out about everyday "pattens," and how they were worn to elevate shoes from the muck of the streets (Riello); how pins and aglets were commonly employed across classes to hold cloth together in different styles (Tiramani); how people regularly buried caches of cloths and other objects to--we aren't exactly sure, ward off evil spirits?
Every detail is carefully considered, from the metallic glazes and stacked-leather heels to the signature aglets that cap each shoelace.
The study provides insights about the interaction between a toxic protein called progerin and telomeres, which cap the ends of chromosomes like aglets, the plastic tips that bind the ends of shoelaces.