An Agent System for Automated Web Service Composition and Invocation

  • In-Cheol Kim
  • Hoon Jin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4277)


Semantic web services have the potential to change the way knowledge and business services are consumed and provided on the Web. The current semantic web service architectures, however, do not provide with integrated functionality of automated composition, dynamic binding, and invocation. Openness and dynamics of the Web environment limits the usage of previous approaches based upon the traditional AI planning techniques. This paper introduces a BDI agent system for semantic web service composition and invocation. Through some tests on healthcare web services, we found our agent-oriented approach has the potential enough to improve robustness and flexibility of semantic web services.


Dynamic Binding Query Processor Hospital Information System Plan Library Primitive Plan 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • In-Cheol Kim
    • 1
  • Hoon Jin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceKyonggi UniversitySouth Korea

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