Cross-Community Interoperation between the EMERALD and Rule Responder Multi-Agent Systems

  • Kalliopi Kravari
  • Taylor Osmun
  • Harold Boley
  • Nick Bassiliades
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6826)


The vision of the Semantic Web allows users to delegate complex actions to intelligent agents, which will act on behalf of their users in a variety of real-life applications. This paper focuses on two Semantic Web enabled multi-agent systems, EMERALD and Rule Responder, which can be employed to assist communities of users based on Semantic Web and multi-agent standards such as RDF, OWL, RuleML, and FIPA. The present work demonstrates how these multi-agent systems can interoperate to automate collaboration across communities using a declarative, knowledge-based approach. In addition, a multi-step interaction scenario among agents is presented, demonstrating the usefulness of interoperating between the above systems, exemplifying a general approach to cross-community collaboration.


RuleML Semantic Web Web Rules intelligent multi-agent systems gateway EMERALD Rule Responder SymposiumPlanner 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kalliopi Kravari
    • 1
  • Taylor Osmun
    • 2
  • Harold Boley
    • 2
  • Nick Bassiliades
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of InformaticsAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.Inst. for Information TechnologyNRC CanadaFrederictonCanada

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