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Extending Web Services Technologies: The Use of Multi-Agent Approaches
     

Extending Web Services Technologies: The Use of Multi-Agent Approaches

by Lawrence Cavedon (Editor), Zakaria Maamar (Editor), David Martin (Editor), Boualem Benatallah (Editor)
 

Extending Web Services Technologies addresses the rapidly growing impact of Multi-Agent Systems on web services tools and techniques. In particular, the book addresses the potential for MAS techniques to impact the difficult challenges that must be tackled for web services technology to realize its promises. The area of web services offers the multi-agent community

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Extending Web Services Technologies addresses the rapidly growing impact of Multi-Agent Systems on web services tools and techniques. In particular, the book addresses the potential for MAS techniques to impact the difficult challenges that must be tackled for web services technology to realize its promises. The area of web services offers the multi-agent community exciting research possibilities, including similarities in system architectures, powerful tools, and a focus on issues such as trust and reliability. Likewise, techniques developed in the multi-agent research community promise to have a strong impact on this fast growing technology.

The contents contain contributions by leading international researchers and professionals from both the web services and Multi-Agent Systems community. Topics include semantic web services and associated standards, architectures integrating agents and services, transactions, authorization, and service composition.

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"This collection of 14 contributions presents a range of issues in the overlap between Web services and software agents. … offers a sense of the broader potential of agent technology to suggest solutions to problems of robust Web services specification and implementation. … The volume could be useful to have in the library of an academic or industrial research group where people are working on problems of Web services orchestration … . In summary, this is a potentially useful collection representing current work … ." (L. Sonenberg, Computing Reviews, April, 2006)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781489944177
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
04/30/2014
Series:
Multiagent Systems, Artificial Societies, and Simulated Organizations Series , #13
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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