Using Ontology to Construct a Restricted Administrable Mechanism to Agents

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 113)


In many web application fields, multi-agent systems are required to be developed. One key issue in multi-agent systems is to develop a mechanism of being restricted administrable how to interact and exchange information autonomously across applications. Ontology, as a kind of knowledge base, has become the key technique to annotate semantics and provide a common foundation for various complex resources on the semantic web. Efficient administrable mechanism to agents is the fundamental basis based on ontology, but extant related mechanisms are insufficient to manage semantic information and enable interoperation based on them. It is well known that the current standard Web Ontology Language has no well-defined solution for administration among agents. So, this chapter proposes a restrictive administrable approach as a common framework to manage agents and its evolution information for semantic interoperation. Under the guidance of this framework, it is feasible to perform semantic restricted management to agents on the semantic web.


Ontology OWL Agent Restricted Management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Business School of Hohai UniversityNanjingChina

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