A Web-Based Agent-Oriented Approach to Address Heterogeneity in Cooperative Embedded Systems

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 293)


This paper presents a MAS-oriented approach to enable emergence and execution of complex functionality among a fleet of heterogeneous connected objects. It relies on the Web of Things paradigm, in which such objects communicate using Web standards. In order to homogenize the objects and extend their capabilities, our approach is based on agents that can be deployed either on objects or in the cloud. Such agents can embody the object behaviors and perform negotiation to achieve collaborative functionalities.


avatars multi-robot systems embedded systems Web of things 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Paul Jamont
    • 1
  • Lionel Médini
    • 2
  • Michael Mrissa
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire LCISUniversité de Grenoble AlpesValenceFrance
  2. 2.LIRIS - UFR FSTUniversité de LyonVilleurbanne cedexFrance

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