AGENT ONTOLOGY INTEROPERABILITY APPROACH FOR MAS NEGOTIATIONS IN VIRTUAL ENTERPRISES

X. H. Wang, T. N. Wong, G. Wang

Abstract

In supply chain management, a Virtual Enterprise (VE) is a dynamic alliance of partner companies. Multi-agent systems (MAS) have been introduced to facilitate negotiations among VE members. From the perspective of knowledge management, heterogeneous VE members utilize different knowledge structures and terminologies in their representative agents. To encourage their collaborative coordination and realize mutual understanding, agent ontology interoperability should be reached. In this paper, an approach for semantic ontology matching is proposed to generate correspondences among heterogeneous ontologies embedded in MAS; additionally, an ontology correspondence generation and negotiation protocol is developed to realize agent ontology interoperability in MAS negotiations.

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H. Wang X., N. Wong T. and Wang G. (2010). AGENT ONTOLOGY INTEROPERABILITY APPROACH FOR MAS NEGOTIATIONS IN VIRTUAL ENTERPRISES . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-674-022-1, pages 149-154. DOI: 10.5220/0002704301490154


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@conference{icaart10,
author={X. H. Wang and T. N. Wong and G. Wang},
title={AGENT ONTOLOGY INTEROPERABILITY APPROACH FOR MAS NEGOTIATIONS IN VIRTUAL ENTERPRISES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},
year={2010},
pages={149-154},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002704301490154},
isbn={978-989-674-022-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - AGENT ONTOLOGY INTEROPERABILITY APPROACH FOR MAS NEGOTIATIONS IN VIRTUAL ENTERPRISES
SN - 978-989-674-022-1
AU - H. Wang X.
AU - N. Wong T.
AU - Wang G.
PY - 2010
SP - 149
EP - 154
DO - 10.5220/0002704301490154