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Using THOMAS for Service Oriented Open MAS

  • V. Julian
  • M. Rebollo
  • E. Argente
  • V. Botti
  • C. Carrascosa
  • A. Giret
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5907)

Abstract

Recent technological advances in open systems have imposed new needs on multi-agent systems. Nowadays, open systems require open autonomous scenarios in which heterogeneous entities (agents or services) interact to fulfill the system goals. This impose the need for open architectures and computational models for large-scale open multi-agent systems based on service-oriented approaches. THOMAS is a new architecture specifically addressed for the design of virtual organizations for open systems. In this paper we present a case study that exemplifies the usage of THOMAS for implementing a management system of a travel agency.

Keywords

Multiagent System Virtual Organization Travel Agency Search Service Agent Platform 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Julian
    • 1
  • M. Rebollo
    • 1
  • E. Argente
    • 1
  • V. Botti
    • 1
  • C. Carrascosa
    • 1
  • A. Giret
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. Sistemas Informáticos y ComputaciónUniversidad Politécnica de ValenciaValenciaSpain

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