DYNAMIC-AGENTS TO SUPPORT ADAPTABILITY IN P2P WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

A. Aldeeb, K. Crockett, M. J. Stanton

Abstract

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) technology is being recognized as a new approach to decentralized workflow management systems to overcome the limitation of the current centralized Client/Server workflow management systems. However, the lack of supporting adaptability and exception handling at instance level of this approach seems to be responsible for the weakness of the P2P workflow management systems. Dynamic agents can be used within P2P workflow management systems architecture to facilitate adaptability and exception handling. This paper presents a novel dynamic-agent P2P workflow management system which integrates three major technologies: software agents, P2P networking and workflow systems. The adoption of dynamic agents within P2P network can help in overcoming the adaptability problem, reducing the need for human involvement in exception handling and improves the effectiveness of the P2P workflow management system.

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Aldeeb A., Crockett K. and J. Stanton M. (2009). DYNAMIC-AGENTS TO SUPPORT ADAPTABILITY IN P2P WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-87-6, pages 167-170. DOI: 10.5220/0001999101670170


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@conference{iceis09,
author={A. Aldeeb and K. Crockett and M. J. Stanton},
title={DYNAMIC-AGENTS TO SUPPORT ADAPTABILITY IN P2P WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2009},
pages={167-170},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001999101670170},
isbn={978-989-8111-87-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - DYNAMIC-AGENTS TO SUPPORT ADAPTABILITY IN P2P WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
SN - 978-989-8111-87-6
AU - Aldeeb A.
AU - Crockett K.
AU - J. Stanton M.
PY - 2009
SP - 167
EP - 170
DO - 10.5220/0001999101670170