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Merging Agents and Services — the JIAC Agent Platform

  • Benjamin Hirsch
  • Thomas Konnerth
  • Axel Heßler
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Abstract

The JIAC V serviceware frame work is a Java based agent framework with its emphasis on industrial requirements such as software standards, security, management, and scalability. It has been developed within industry- and government-funded projects during the last two years. JIAC combines agent technology with a service oriented approach. In this chapter we describe the main features of the framework, with a particular focus on the language JADL++ and the service matching capabilities of JIAC V.

Keywords

Service Composition Service Description Tuple Space Business Process Modeling Notation Rule Engine 
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Acknowledgements

JIAC V is the work of the Competence Center Agent Core Technologies of the DAI Labor of the TU Berlin, namely Tuguldur Erdene-Ochir, Axel Heßler, Silvan Kaiser, Jan Keiser, Thomas Konnerth, Tobias Küster, Marcel Patzlaff, Alexander Thiele, as well as Michael Burkhardt, Martin Löffelholz, Marco Lützenberger, and Nils Masuch. It has been partially funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research under funding reference number 01BS0813.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin Hirsch
    • 1
  • Thomas Konnerth
    • 1
  • Axel Heßler
    • 1
  1. 1.DAI LaborTechnische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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