On Demand Business-to-Business Integration

  • Liangzhao Zeng
  • Boualem Benatallah
  • Anne H. H. Ngu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2172)

Abstract

We develop an agent-based cross-enterprise Workflow Management System (WFMS) which can integrate business processes on user’s demand. In our approach, business processes are wrapped by service agents. Based on users’ requirements, the integration agent contacts the discovery agent to locate appropriate service agents, then negotiates with the service agents about task executions. Ac ost model is proposed which allows the integration agent to update execution plan and integrate service agents dynamically.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liangzhao Zeng
    • 1
  • Boualem Benatallah
    • 1
  • Anne H. H. Ngu
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Science & EngineeringUniversity of New South WalesSydneyAustralia

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