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Engineering a Multi Agent Platform with Dynamic Semantic Service Discovery and Invocation Capability

  • Oguz Dikenelli
  • Özgür Gümüs
  • Ali Murat Tiryaki
  • Geylani Kardas
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3550)

Abstract

In this paper, an agent framework, which provides a build in support for dynamic semantic service discovery and invocation within the agent’s plan(s), is introduced. To provide such a support, a generic plan structure is defined for semantic service integration. Developer can reuse this generic plan and add it to any agent plan as a task to create semantic service enabled plan(s). The platform executes this kind of plan(s) with its build in support. Also, a case study is developed to show the effectiveness of this approach in terms of integrating agents with web services.

Keywords

Service Integration Match Degree Semantic Service Task Queue Select Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oguz Dikenelli
    • 1
  • Özgür Gümüs
    • 1
  • Ali Murat Tiryaki
    • 1
  • Geylani Kardas
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringEge UniversityBornova, IzmirTurkey
  2. 2.International Computer InstituteEge UniversityBornova, IzmirTurkey

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