Web service negotiation in an insurance grid

Paurobally, S., van Aart, C., Tamma, V., Wooldridge, M. and Van Hapert, P. 2007. Web service negotiation in an insurance grid. in: Proceedings of the 6th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 14 - 18, 2007 New York, NY, USA ACM. pp. Article No. 275

Chapter titleWeb service negotiation in an insurance grid
AuthorsPaurobally, S., van Aart, C., Tamma, V., Wooldridge, M. and Van Hapert, P.
Abstract

There is an increasing number of initiatives for the

migration of agents research towards new Internet technologies such as

the semantic web, Grid and web services.

Service oriented Grid architectures need to support dynamic cooperation, negotiation and coordination between web services controlling Grid resources, for efficient resource and task allocation and execution. On the other hand, the Grid can facilitate agent communication, life-cycle management, and access to resources for agents. The insurance sector is one such area that would benefit from the automation brought by multi-agent systems techniques in handling claims and detecting fraudulent cases.

In this paper, we discuss our work on facilitating dynamic and adaptive negotiation between web and grid services. We deploy our approach in an InsuranceGrid which manages businesses involved in dealing

with car damage claims for a number of insurance companies.

KeywordsWeb services, insurance grid, negotiation
Book titleProceedings of the 6th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 14 - 18, 2007
Page rangeArticle No. 275
YearMay 2007
PublisherACM
Publication dates
PublishedMay 2007
Place of publicationNew York, NY, USA
ISBN9788190426275
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1145/1329125.1329457
Event2007 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2007)

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