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Dynamic VO Establishment in Distributed Heterogeneous Business Environments [chapter]

Bartosz Kryza, Lukasz Dutka, Renata Slota, Jacek Kitowski
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In order to manage and share resources within distributed environments the idea of Virtual Organizations (VO) emerged, which enables sharing only subsets of resources among partners of such a VO within  ...  As modern SOA and Grid infrastructures are being moved from academic and research environments to more challenging business and commercial applications, such issue as control of resource sharing become  ...  Security aspects, especially with relation to dynamic Virtual Organization mainly should revolve around handling heterogeneity of middleware available in such distributed environments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-01973-9_79 fatcat:hxlxxp2donenphynyluh2ecvza

A Multi-Agent Architecture for QoS Support in Grid Environment

Ali Rezaee, Amir Masoud Rahmani, Saeed P arsa, Sahar Adabi
2008 Journal of Computer Science  
In the proposed architecture, negotiation, advanced reservation and QoS measurements handled by collaborative intelligent agents.  ...  This paper proposed a multi-agent architecture that addressed resource management and application execution with support for Quality of Services (QoS) in grid environment.  ...  in the large-scale heterogeneity presents in grid environment agents are shown.  ... 
doi:10.3844/jcssp.2008.225.231 fatcat:337nw2ldsreyvlvwlci2whsl74

State of the Art in Negotiation Ontologies for Enhancing Business Intelligence

Hai Dong, Farookh Khadeer Hussain, Elizabeth Chang
2008 2008 4th International Conference on Next Generation Web Services Practices  
agents in negotiation process.  ...  In this paper, we make a brief review on the current negotiation ontology researches.  ...  Negotiation ontologies for solving heterogeneity problems In addition, some researchers attempt to solve the heterogeneous issues existing in the negotiation process, in term of ontology engineering.  ... 
doi:10.1109/nwesp.2008.11 fatcat:blacvpbfhfhnnkugjjvgnobubi

An Ontology Solution for Language Interoperability between Agents

Maricela Bravo, Jose Velazquez, Azucena Montes
2006 Electronics, Robotics and Automotive Mechanics Conference (CERMA'06)  
In this paper we address the problem of communicating heterogeneous negotiation agents in a Web-based environment, considering differences in their message implementations.  ...  The challenge of deploying and integrating heterogeneous agents in open and dynamic environments is to achieve interoperability at the communication level, reducing misunderstandings of exchanged messages  ...  In this paper we address the problem of communicating heterogeneous negotiation agents in a Web-based environment, considering differences in their message implementations.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cerma.2006.16 fatcat:h2ufx4s5dvhsbf3gdbv2u4g2xa

WS-agreement based resource negotiation in AgentScape

M. A. Oey, R. J. Timmer, D. G. A. Mobach, B. J. Overeinder, F. M. T. Brazier
2007 Proceedings of the 6th international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems - AAMAS '07  
The demonstration shows in detail how this negotiation framework has been implemented for resource access on remote, distributed systems.  ...  Mobile agents require access to computing resources on heterogeneous systems across the Internet.  ...  INTRODUCTION One of the assumptions behind the mobile agent paradigm in open, heterogeneous environments is that agents have access to computing resources across the Internet.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1329125.1329448 dblp:conf/atal/OeyTMOB07 fatcat:uw2uj5yszjbflpfaoon7g6szxq

Improved Proximity Aware Load Balancing for Heterogeneous Nodes

Pooja Gandodhar, Sudarshan Deshmukh
2013 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Conventional load balancing schemes are efficient at increasing the utilization of CPU, memory, and disk I/O resources in a Distributed environment.  ...  This proposed scheme not only works well with heterogeneous nodes but also considers proximity in them.  ...  CONCLUSION In this paper we studied contextual load balancing techniques for distributed systems considering the homogeneous and heterogeneous environment of network.  ... 
doi:10.5120/13611-1437 fatcat:7nptz6hlvvc2xcywfr3rqwnvoe

An Ontology-based Methodology for Communicating Negotiation Agents over Internet

Azucena Montes, Maricela Bravo, Jose Velazquez
2006 Proceedings of the 9th Joint Conference on Information Sciences (JCIS)  
In this article we describe a new methodology to facilitate communications between heterogeneous negotiation agents; in particular we present an ontology solution which allows the publication and sharing  ...  The results of experiments show that the proposed methodology improves the communication between heterogeneous negotiation agents.  ...  The challenge of integrating and deploying multiple negotiation agents in open and dynamic environments is to achieve effective communications.  ... 
doi:10.2991/jcis.2006.34 dblp:conf/jcis/MontesBH06 fatcat:ypmmvv6whnhznios7msp77hcoq

Enhancing Interoperability: Ontology-Mapping in an Electronic Institution [chapter]

Henrique Lopes Cardoso, Daniel Dinis Teixeira, Eugénio Oliveira
2009 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
After discussing these issues, this paper presents, in the context of an Electronic Institution, an ontology-mapping service that enables the automation of negotiation protocols when agents may use different  ...  When considering open environments, interoperability problems are even more challenging.  ...  Assumptions on Ontology Representation Even in open environments, a minimum set of conventions is needed to enable the interaction between heterogeneous agents, be it an ACL, negotiation protocols, and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-01668-4_3 fatcat:v5uywag7mjhfbglfglqoeyt624

An Intelligent and Collaborative Multiagent System in a 3D Environment

Alejandro Rodríguez-Arias, Bertha Guijarro-Berdiñas, Noelia Sánchez-Maroño
2020 Proceedings (MDPI)  
In the field of games, Unity is one of the most used engines and allows the development of intelligent agents in virtual environments.  ...  Multiagent systems (MASs) allow facing complex, heterogeneous, distributed problems difficult to solve by only one software agent.  ...  Funding: This work has been supported in part by the Xunta de Galicia (Grants ED431C 2018/34 and ED431G/01), the European Union's H2020 SMARTEES project (Grant 763912), and the European Union FEDER funds  ... 
doi:10.3390/proceedings2020054036 fatcat:e2ehggouhve5lc6taeaeyx2pee

A Risk-based Global Coordination System in a Distributed Product Development Environment for Collaborative Design, Part I, Framework

Yuming Qiu, Ping Ge, Solomon C. Yim
2007 Concurrent Engineering - Research and Applications  
In a distributed environment, local negotiations within a stakeholder group (intra-stakeholder) and global negotiations among stakeholders (inter-stakeholder) co-exist.  ...  This is the first of a two-part paper introducing a risk-based global coordination system in a distributed environment for collaborative design.  ...  In a distributed environment, heterogeneity and implicitness across multiple stakeholders in terms of concerned tasks, risk perception and interpretation exist.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1063293x07085014 fatcat:apmxzpkq4fdunhacnrz6pktj2q

Negotiations Framework for Monitoring the Sustainability of Interoperability Solutions [chapter]

Carlos Coutinho, Adina Cretan, Ricardo Jardim-Goncalves
2012 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
This paper proposes a methodology and a framework that provide critical businesses a control mechanism over the interoperability solutions in place on their subcontracted enterprises, imposing negotiations  ...  The competition inherent to globalisation has led enterprises to gather in nests of specialised business providers with the purpose of building better applications and provide more complete solutions.  ...  European Commission through the funding of the UNITE, MSEE and ENSEMBLE FP7 projects, and the European Space Agency -Concurrent Design Facility (ESA-CDF) for their support, interaction and contribution in  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33068-1_16 fatcat:5oa6fsotz5funoyhu4esy4eco4

Support for Power in Adaptation of Social Protocols for Professional Virtual Communities [chapter]

Willy Picard
2007 Establishing the Foundation of Collaborative Networks  
~pects related to leverage are taken into account in existing models/or collaboration processes in PVc. This paper presents a model for adaptil'e human collaboration.  ...  PVCs as Dynamic Environments PVCs are not only heterogeneous environments, they are also usually highly dynamic.  ...  The main innovations presented in this paper are I) the characterization of pyes as heterogeneous and dynamic sociosystems at various levels, 2) the idea of a support for power in the negotiations of social  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-73798-0_38 dblp:conf/ifip5-5/Picard07 fatcat:krxw7hfdarc6jlxv7575xbjf2e

MHGrid: Towards an Ideal Optimization Environment for Global Optimization Problems Using Grid Computing

M. Wahib, Asim Munawar, Masaharu Munetomo, Kiyoshi Akama
2007 Eighth International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT 2007)  
and setting an architecture that allows having a true Grid application in terms of heterogeneity.  ...  This information is used by the Condor based scheduler to negotiate SLA (Service Level Agreement) with the web service and also to manage and schedule the jobs in a better way.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pdcat.2007.62 dblp:conf/pdcat/WahibMMA07 fatcat:pmfdavs7ufdwrgcdn6ayvncktq

MHGrid: Towards an Ideal Optimization Environment for Global Optimization Problems Using Grid Computing

M. Wahib, Asim Munawar, Masaharu Munetomo, Kiyoshi Akama
2007 Eighth International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT 2007)  
and setting an architecture that allows having a true Grid application in terms of heterogeneity.  ...  This information is used by the Condor based scheduler to negotiate SLA (Service Level Agreement) with the web service and also to manage and schedule the jobs in a better way.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pdcat.2007.4420162 fatcat:glw2ugpfandgtk53x7tfqbzfky

The Impact of Cognitive Diversity on Crisis Negotiations

Tara E. Santmire, Sarit Kraus, Toni E. Santmire, Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Kim M. Holley, Kristian S. Gleditsch
1998 Political Psychology  
The participants-University of Maryland undergraduates who took roles in a simulated international hostage crisis-used a computer decision support system and a controlled network environment for communications  ...  To what extent does the behavior of a group in a crisis negotiation, and the result of that negotiation, depend on the relative homogeneity of cognitive complexity  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The research reported in this paper was supported by National Science Foundation grant IRI-9423967 and by U.S. Institute of Peace grant SG-35-95.  ... 
doi:10.1111/0162-895x.00129 fatcat:lxunfqgae5f7vc7tidovq2anx4
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