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A Semantic Marketplace of Negotiating Agents

  • Theodore Patkos
  • Dimitris Plexousakis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4118)

Abstract

Achieving interoperability and automation in job execution is of utmost importance for next generation e-Commerce applications. This paper proposes a design that integrates three prominent technologies: intelligent software agents, peer-to-peer networking and the Semantic Web. SeMPHoNIA is an architecture for an agent-based marketplace, utilizing knowledge from RDF product repositories, in an open peer-to-peer environment. The platform defines the basic stages of the process of e-trading, facilitating users in closing deals in automated manner. The implementation of our approach is demonstrated in the context of auction scenarios. A performance evaluation of the system is also presented.

Keywords

English Auction Automate Negotiation Vickrey Auction International World Wide Intelligent Software Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Theodore Patkos
    • 1
  • Dimitris Plexousakis
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Computer Science, FO.R.T.H., Vassilika VoutonHeraklionGreece

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