AUTOMATIC CONFIGURATION OF SERVICE DIRECTORIES IN MULTIAGENT SYSTEMS

Martin Krebs, Karl-Heinz Krempels, Janno von Stülpnagel, Christoph Terwelp

Abstract

Service directories provide basic functionalities for service discovery and service announcement in Multiagent Systems (MAS). A manual configuration of distributed MAS and their service directories is a time consuming and complex task and thus an automatic mechanism is highly desirable. Furthermore, the requirement for a fast response and processing time for agent queries still remains. Existing approaches do not fulfill these requirements in a satisfactory way. Thus, a new approach based on multicast DNS and DNS Service Discovery (DNS-SD) was developed and implemented for the multiagent framework JADE (Java Agent DEvelopment Framework). The architecture enables the automatic configuration of agent platforms in dynamic local networks as well as the later federation of the service directories which is necessary for a distributed service discovery operation.

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Krebs M., Krempels K., von Stülpnagel J. and Terwelp C. (2009). AUTOMATIC CONFIGURATION OF SERVICE DIRECTORIES IN MULTIAGENT SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8111-66-1, pages 558-563. DOI: 10.5220/0001791105580563


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@conference{icaart09,
author={Martin Krebs and Karl-Heinz Krempels and Janno von Stülpnagel and Christoph Terwelp},
title={AUTOMATIC CONFIGURATION OF SERVICE DIRECTORIES IN MULTIAGENT SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},
year={2009},
pages={558-563},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001791105580563},
isbn={978-989-8111-66-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - AUTOMATIC CONFIGURATION OF SERVICE DIRECTORIES IN MULTIAGENT SYSTEMS
SN - 978-989-8111-66-1
AU - Krebs M.
AU - Krempels K.
AU - von Stülpnagel J.
AU - Terwelp C.
PY - 2009
SP - 558
EP - 563
DO - 10.5220/0001791105580563