Mobile Agents for Web Service Composition

  • Juan R. Velasco
  • Sergio F. Castillo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2738)


Web services are supposed to be designed as software components for an intercommunicated business world. In this way, they are published to be used by any other software process or person that needs them. The exchange information format is also defined. In addition to this, one of the added value capabilities is the possibility of web service integration, federation or composition. The idea of service composition is not new, as it has been studied in the telecommunication world. In this field, technologies are needed to be as independent as possible. Mobile agents, as proposed in this paper, may be one of these technologies.


Mobile Agent Service Composition User Terminal WSDL Document Ticket Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan R. Velasco
    • 1
  • Sergio F. Castillo
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de AutomáticaUniversidad de Alcalá , Escuela PolitécnicaAlcalá de Henares, MadridSpain
  2. 2.Ciudad UniversitariaUniversidad Industrial de SantanderBucaramangaColombia

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