IMPLEMENTING TRADING AGENTS FOR ADAPTABLE AND EVOLUTIVE UI-COTS COMPONENTS ARCHITECTURES

José Andrés Asensio, Luis Iribarne, Nicolás Padilla, Rosa Ayala

Abstract

Most of the complex (e-Business) information systems need to accomplish with the use of open standards. Environmental Management Systems (EMS), for instance, state the international regulations of the ISO 14000 family, which establish the requirements to be fulfilled by an EMS in order to be accepted as such. One of these requirements concerns the User Interfaces Development. Because of the variety of final users that interact in this sort of complex information system (politicians, technicians, administrators, and so on) and due to a great deal of information (some critical and confidential), it is important to have real and practical scientific/technical proposals in order to build fast and efficient information exploitation systems. The human-computer interaction (HCI) of these systems need user interfaces that adapt to the users profiles’ habits, and with intelligent software agents that mediate by the users in the search processes, exploitation and decision-making tasks. In this work we present a part of the SOLERES-HCI, a framework of the Soleres Project for developing COTS user interfaces by using trading agents. Our studies are being applied for developing advanced EMS and approaching Model-driven engineering techniques to the UI-COTS development.

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Andrés Asensio J., Iribarne L., Padilla N. and Ayala R. (2008). IMPLEMENTING TRADING AGENTS FOR ADAPTABLE AND EVOLUTIVE UI-COTS COMPONENTS ARCHITECTURES . In Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2008) ISBN 978-989-8111-58-6, pages 259-262. DOI: 10.5220/0001912902590262


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@conference{ice-b08,
author={José Andrés Asensio and Luis Iribarne and Nicolás Padilla and Rosa Ayala},
title={IMPLEMENTING TRADING AGENTS FOR ADAPTABLE AND EVOLUTIVE UI-COTS COMPONENTS ARCHITECTURES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2008)},
year={2008},
pages={259-262},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001912902590262},
isbn={978-989-8111-58-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2008)
TI - IMPLEMENTING TRADING AGENTS FOR ADAPTABLE AND EVOLUTIVE UI-COTS COMPONENTS ARCHITECTURES
SN - 978-989-8111-58-6
AU - Andrés Asensio J.
AU - Iribarne L.
AU - Padilla N.
AU - Ayala R.
PY - 2008
SP - 259
EP - 262
DO - 10.5220/0001912902590262