Multi-agent-based support for electronic contracting in virtual enterprises [chapter]

Benjamin Gâteau, Olivier Boissier, Djamel Khadraoui
2006 Information Control Problems in Manufacturing 2006  
In this paper we present multi-agent based management of electronic contract (e-contract) in a B2B context, for Tele-services. Several solutions have been proposed in the multi-agent domain for negotiation of contracts. However few concern the monitoring of contracts and the management of their violation and enforcement. We describe a prototype implementing the concepts of econtract using Moise Inst , a normative multi-agent organizational model. Thanks to it, contractual clauses are expressed
more » ... s rights and duties of agents along four points of view: structural, functional, contextual and normative. We use a realworld contracting scenario as a test-bed for examining the proposed e-contract architecture and for implementing our prototype.
doi:10.1016/b978-008044654-7/50202-8 fatcat:sksgvjudoreitdtynnskgsb5lm