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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.  ...  Ontology, as a modeling technology in semantic web, is regarded as an effective tool to improve the negotiation ability of agents, considering that ontology can provide richer semantic expressions for  ...  Negotiation Ontology [2] Generic Ontology support for solving semantic heterogeneity issues among agents in negotiation process. J2SE, UDDI4J, JAXR, JDBC APIs, and BPEL4WS.  ... 
doi:10.1109/nwesp.2008.11 fatcat:blacvpbfhfhnnkugjjvgnobubi

Agent-based Electronic Commerce with Ontology Services and Social Network based Support
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Virginia Nascimento, Maria João Viamonte, Alda Canito, Nuno Silva
2013 Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems  
AEMOS is an agent mediated electronic commerce platform which main goal is to enable an efficient and transparent negotiation between agents even when they use different ontologies to represent the same  ...  network based support.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work is supported by FEDER Funds through the "Programa Operacional Factores de Competitividade -COMPETE" program and by National Funds through FCT "Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia  ... 
doi:10.5220/0004448904970504 dblp:conf/iceis/NascimentoVCS13 fatcat:3eqqzs47irhnfiv2pfyvpebqma

Ontology-Services to Facilitate Agents' Interoperability [chapter]

Andreia Malucelli, Eugénio da Costa Oliveira
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Ontology has an important role in Multi-Agent Systems communication once it provides a vocabulary to be used in the communication between agents.  ...  In order to provide help in the conversation among different agents, we are proposing what we call ontology-services to facilitate agents' interoperability.  ...  The market agent is the entity that facilitates the meeting of agents and supports the negotiation process.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39896-7_15 fatcat:nrue4jsbyfal7b4ropgmdiwc7y

Communication design for electronic negotiations on the basis of XML schema

Michael Ströbel
2001 Proceedings of the tenth international conference on World Wide Web - WWW '01  
Representation of negotiations in electronic markets and their support are important issues in today's e-commerce research.  ...  The communication design action-and meta-model presented are part of SILKROAD, a design and application framework for electronic negotiations.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The author thanks his colleagues at IBM's Zurich Research Laboratory for supporting this work -Heiko Ludwig and Markus Stolze for valuable feedback on the ideas presented in this paper  ... 
doi:10.1145/371920.371924 dblp:conf/www/Strobel01 fatcat:lrlwkbd3ibdtzf2curyup55noa

An Ontology Solution for Language Interoperability between Agents

Maricela Bravo, Jose Velazquez, Azucena Montes
2006 Electronics, Robotics and Automotive Mechanics Conference (CERMA'06)  
Electronic negotiation is a process in which two or more software agents interact and take decisions for mutual gain.  ...  The results of the tests show that the proposed solution improves communication between negotiation agents. Keywords Ontology, multi-agent systems, electronic negotiation.  ...  To solve this problem we have developed a shared ontology to facilitate communication of negotiation agents.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cerma.2006.16 fatcat:h2ufx4s5dvhsbf3gdbv2u4g2xa

An agent-based electronic market simulator enhanced with ontology matching services and emergent social networks

Virgínia Nascimento, Maria Joao Viamonte, Alda Canito, Nuno Silva
2015 International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling  
In this paper we propose a new ontology alignment negotiation process, which promotes the reutilization and combination of already existent alignments, as well as the involvement of the business agents  ...  in the alignment composition process.  ...  The supporting agents are those supporting the communication and negotiation between business agents, being responsible for the market's correct functioning.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijspm.2015.071376 fatcat:56urngutkrdwtblxmdult3kuyu

Agent Communication Language for Automated Negotiation Online

Mukun Cao
2010 Journal of Networks  
On the other hand, it designs a general interaction mechanism among negotiating agents, in which the negotiation language and ontology used by agents is defined.  ...  The work has been attempted in such a way so as to provide general support for a wide variety of commercial negotiation circumstances, and therefore to be particularly suitable for electronic commerce.  ...  ACKNOWLEGEMENTS This work is supported by grant 2009J05162 of the China Fujian Province Natural Science Foundation for Young Researchers, and by grant70902236 of the China National Natural Science Foundation  ... 
doi:10.4304/jnw.5.6.675-682 fatcat:gu43lilihzekjejocrclbwumgq

Multi Agent Systems Combined with Semantic Technologies for Automated Negotiation in Virtual Enterprises [chapter]

Koppensteiner Gottfried, Merdan Munir, Lepuschitz Wilfried, Moser Thomas, Reinprecht Constanti
2011 Multi-Agent Systems - Modeling, Control, Programming, Simulations and Applications  
Moreover, an ontology supports not only the communication between agents but also gives the possibility for agents to reason about the domain of application.  ...  during the communication process.  ...  Multi Agent Systems Combined with Semantic Technologies for Automated Negotiation in Virtual Enterprises, Multi-Agent Systems -Modeling, Control, Programming, Simulations and Applications, Dr.  ... 
doi:10.5772/14986 fatcat:cddrewv5r5g3dfeblwu2yzrbza

MANPro: mobile agent-based negotiation process for distributed intelligent manufacturing

Moonsoo Shin, Mooyoung Jung
2004 International Journal of Production Research  
modelling on negotiation, proposing information models required for introducing the ontology concept.  ...  This paper examines negotiation procedures in an agent-based distributed shop floor control system (SFCS).  ...  If all R-agents can participate in the new negotiation process, the BM creates a T-agent to initiate the negotiation process for a given task.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0020754032000123597 fatcat:ogyrzrckyjd5bnuysvafkpufye

Dynamic Process Integration Framework: Toward Efficient Information Processing in Complex Distributed Systems [chapter]

Gregor Pavlin, Michiel Kamermans, Mihnea Scafeş
2009 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
The Dynamic Process Integration Framework (DPIF) is a service oriented approach which supports efficient creation of distributed systems for collaborative reasoning.  ...  The resulting systems support processing based on rich domain knowledge while, at the same time, the collaboration between heterogeneous services requires minimal ontological commitments.  ...  The outcome of a successful negotiation between two agents is a contract, which results in the creation of a communication channel supporting peer-to-peer communication between the agents.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03214-1_16 fatcat:xoc2pvwd2zf77ae3twxwaz23le

An Agents' Model Using Ontologies and Web Services for Creating and Managing Virtual Enterprises

Mahmoud Brahimi
2019 International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems  
The coupling of these concepts allows reducing the high costs associated with the use of technology and improves flexibility and intelligence both in the negotiation process through the selection of the  ...  The present paper proposes a virtual enterprise model based on the use of agents endorsed by the use of ontologies and web services.  ...  The components of this module are the agent's knowledge base required to support the selection process, its goals on which a negotiator agent engages for a bidding or not and its rules base to support  ... 
doi:10.12785/ijcds/080101 fatcat:nwxdqcuuo5ahxccmqxkmkdpgga

Information Agents That Learn to Understand Each Other Via Semantic Negotiation [chapter]

Salvatore Garruzzo, Domenico Rosaci
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
negotiation protocol that allows the whole agent community to contribute to the semantic understanding process between each agent pair.  ...  This communication is performed effectively in the case the two agents share the same ontology, i.e.  ...  In the following, we introduce a technique for supporting semantic negotiations among JADE agents that uses the ontology support libraries.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11773887_8 fatcat:jdxvrcjmcbenjfwbnhfwwpzeey

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  ...  We implemented a Web service-oriented architecture for executing experiments with different negotiation agents.  ...  Methodology In this section we describe the methodology for facilitating communications between heterogeneous agents. • Describe negotiation agents.  ... 
doi:10.2991/jcis.2006.34 dblp:conf/jcis/MontesBH06 fatcat:ypmmvv6whnhznios7msp77hcoq

Agent-Based Electronic Market With Ontology-Services

Nuno Silva, Maria João Viamonte, Paulo Maio
2009 2009 IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering  
Keywords-Agent-based electronic markets; ontology mapping; ontology mapping negotiation; social networks I.  ...  We intent face the problem of the growth of ecommerce using software agents to support both customers and suppliers in buying and selling products.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to acknowledge FCT, FEDER, POCTI, POSI, POCI and POSC for their support to R&D Projects and GECAD Unit.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icebe.2009.17 dblp:conf/icebe/SilvaVM09 fatcat:lg7bf4y6yzdphoikoxwcz6spcu

Agent-Based Infrastructure of Supply Chain Network Management [chapter]

Charu Chandra, Alexander V. Smirnov, Leonid B. Sheremetov
2001 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Partial support for this work for the third author was also obtained from CONACyT, Mexico within the project 31851-A "Models and Tools for Agent Interaction in Cooperative MAS".  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Components of the above approach have been developed for the "Demand Activated Manufacturing Architecture project for the United States Integrated Textile Complex", supported by grant#  ...  SCA agent also includes the User Interface (UI) and Communication Agent responsible for communication, coordination and negotiation policies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35399-9_21 fatcat:3zmbqpwkvrfwxkqxnufkw6ykza
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