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Web Service Compositions Which Emerge from Virtual Organizations with Fair Agreements

  • Romina Torres
  • Denise Rivera
  • Hernan Astudillo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7327)

Abstract

By wrapping services as active software agents, constantly bidding to consumers’ requests, self-organizing web service compositions can become real. But they still lack a negotiation capability. In this paper, we add to our Multiagent component composition system (MACOCO) the negotiation behavior of non-functional requirements, by implementing a modified version of the Zeuthen strategy, which allows both parties to get a fair agreement without knowing the utility function of the counterpart. We study the tradeoff of extra overhead versus a fair agreement, showing the feasibility and performance of this approach. A web prototype tool is available.

Keywords

multiagent systems service oriented architecture recommender system negotiation Zeuthen strategy web service composition 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Romina Torres
    • 1
  • Denise Rivera
    • 1
  • Hernan Astudillo
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidad Técnica Federico Santa MarÍaValparaísoChile

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