Developing agent Web service agreements

Paurobally, S. and Jennings, N.R. 2005. Developing agent Web service agreements. in: Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence Los Alamitos, USA IEEE . pp. 464-470

Chapter titleDeveloping agent Web service agreements
AuthorsPaurobally, S. and Jennings, N.R.
Abstract

Web services have emerged as a new paradigm that supports loosely-coupled distributed systems in service discovery and service execution. Next generation Web services evolve from performing static invocations to engaging in flexible interactions and negotiations for dynamic resource procurement. To this end, this paper applies an agent-oriented based approach over a Web service language, WS-Agreement, in order to facilitate conversations of sufficient expressiveness between adaptive and autonomous services. We discuss how such agent Web service agreements can be implemented over IBM's emerging technologies toolkit (ETTK) that itself includes an implementation of the WS-Agreement specification.

KeywordsInternet, formal specification, software agents, IBM emerging technologies toolkit, WS-Agreement, Web service language, agent Web service agreements, dynamic resource procurement
Book titleProceedings of the 2005 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence
Page range464-470
Year2005
PublisherIEEE
FilePaurobally_&_Jennings_2005_final.pdf
Publication dates
Published2005
Place of publicationLos Alamitos, USA
ISBN0769519326
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1109/WI.2005.54

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