The ArguGRID Platform: An Overview

  • Francesca Toni
  • Mary Grammatikou
  • Stella Kafetzoglou
  • Leonidas Lymberopoulos
  • Symeon Papavassileiou
  • Dorian Gaertner
  • Maxime Morge
  • Stefano Bromuri
  • Jarred McGinnis
  • Kostas Stathis
  • Vasa Curcin
  • Moustafa Ghanem
  • Li Guo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5206)

Abstract

The ArguGRID project aims at supporting service selection and composition in distributed environments, including the Grid and Service-oriented architectures, by means of argumentative agents, an agent environment, a service-composition environment, Peer-to-Peer technology and Grid middleware. Agents are argumentative in that they use argumentation-based decision-making and argumentation-supported negotiation of services and contracts. The integration of all technologies gives rise to the overall ArguGRID platform. In this paper we outline the main components and the overall functionalities of the ARGUGRID platform.

Keywords

Grid Computing Service-Oriented Computing e-Business 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesca Toni
    • 1
  • Mary Grammatikou
    • 2
  • Stella Kafetzoglou
    • 2
  • Leonidas Lymberopoulos
    • 2
  • Symeon Papavassileiou
    • 2
  • Dorian Gaertner
    • 1
  • Maxime Morge
    • 3
  • Stefano Bromuri
    • 4
  • Jarred McGinnis
    • 4
  • Kostas Stathis
    • 4
  • Vasa Curcin
    • 5
  • Moustafa Ghanem
    • 5
  • Li Guo
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of ComputingImperial College LondonUK
  2. 2.Institute of Communications and Computer SystemsNTUAGreece
  3. 3.Dipartimento di InformaticaPisa UniversityItaly
  4. 4.Department of Computer Science, Royal HollowayUniversity of LondonUK
  5. 5.InforSense Ltd.UK

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