Web-based Geographic Information System(WebGIS) is a key direction towards GIS development. By analysing of the deficiency in the design of conventional WebGIS, this paper proposes an architecture of the intelligent WebGIS based on Multi-Agent, which has been applied in a agricultural WebGIS. In order to solve the key problem of Agent communication, the paper also presents an Agent communication model, which decreases the working capacity to maintain the communication protocl and enhances the system’s adaptability and stability.


WebGIS Agent Multi-Agent system communication protocol 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Taowei Wang
    • 1
  • Liangbin Zhang
    • 1
  • Aimin Yang
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and Information Technology, Zhejiang Wanli University, Ningbo, Zhejiang 315100P.R. China

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