JAAF-S: A FRAMEWORK TO IMPLEMENT AUTONOMIC AGENTS ABLE TO DEAL WITH WEB SERVICES

Baldoino F. dos S. Neto, Andrew D. da Costa, Carlos J. P. de Lucena, Viviane T. da Silva, Manoel T. de A. Netto

Abstract

Due to the widespread interest and deployment of web services and service-oriented architectures in industry, it is necessary to develop systems able to, at run-time, discover, reason and select services. Considering that agents present properties like reasoning, autonomy, pro-activity and self-adaptation, the multi-agent system is a paradigm that fits these concerns. Agents can be used to autonomously and pro-actively discover services, decide about the most appropriate service and adapt themselves if they face a problem while using the selected service. In this paper we focus on a framework (Java self-Adaptive Agent Framework for Service – JAAF-S) to implement self-adaptive agents able to adapt themselves while searching and using web services. The framework also provides support to three main agent-related properties: autonomy, pro-activity and reasoning. JAAF-S extends the JADE framework that already gives support to autonomy and pro-active agents, provides reasoning methods based on rules, cases and genetic algorithms as well as mechanisms to discover and select web services.

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dos S. Neto B., da Costa A., de Lucena C., da Silva V. and de A. Netto M. (2009). JAAF-S: A FRAMEWORK TO IMPLEMENT AUTONOMIC AGENTS ABLE TO DEAL WITH WEB SERVICES . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-674-009-2, pages 245-250. DOI: 10.5220/0002259702450250


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@conference{icsoft09,
author={Baldoino F. dos S. Neto and Andrew D. da Costa and Carlos J. P. de Lucena and Viviane T. da Silva and Manoel T. de A. Netto},
title={JAAF-S: A FRAMEWORK TO IMPLEMENT AUTONOMIC AGENTS ABLE TO DEAL WITH WEB SERVICES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,},
year={2009},
pages={245-250},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002259702450250},
isbn={978-989-674-009-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,
TI - JAAF-S: A FRAMEWORK TO IMPLEMENT AUTONOMIC AGENTS ABLE TO DEAL WITH WEB SERVICES
SN - 978-989-674-009-2
AU - dos S. Neto B.
AU - da Costa A.
AU - de Lucena C.
AU - da Silva V.
AU - de A. Netto M.
PY - 2009
SP - 245
EP - 250
DO - 10.5220/0002259702450250