Semantic Grid: Interoperability Between OWL and FIPA SL

  • Maruf Pasha
  • H. Farooq Ahmad
  • Arshad Ali
  • Hiroki Suguri
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4088)


Evolution of World Wide Web has made it a focal point of research to apply structured and well-defined meanings to achieve Semantic Web and ultimately the Semantic Grid. The realization of this goal gives rise to the integration of technologies that can negotiate and cooperate in which agents have proven to be effective. OWL (Web Ontology Language) is currently the W3C standard for providing the explicit semantics to the web services whereas the FIPA Semantic Language is the core of agent platforms due to its high expressive power. The key objective of this paper is the development of architecture and semantic translations in such a way that the agents can communicate with the web services in an efficient manner.


Software Agent Ontology Language Agent Platform Content Language Directory Facilitator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maruf Pasha
    • 1
  • H. Farooq Ahmad
    • 2
  • Arshad Ali
    • 1
  • Hiroki Suguri
    • 2
  1. 1.NUST Institute of Information TechnologyRawalpindiPakistan
  2. 2.Communication TechnologiesSendaiJapan

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