Enhancing the Interoperability between Multiagent Systems and Service-Oriented Architectures through a Model-Driven Approach

  • Christian Hahn
  • Sven Jacobi
  • David Raber
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6251)


Service-orientation has become the leading paradigm for modern IT system design and development as service-oriented system design has great potential for improving the efficiency and quality of the IT systems. This paper presents a model-driven approach for the generic integration of service-oriented architectures (SOA) and multi-agent systems (MAS). In fact, a model transformation from SoaML—a metamodel for SOA—to Pim4Agents—a platform independent metamodel for MAS—is utilized for integration. The relevance of this approach is proven by applying it to a real-world industry scenario.


Model Transformation Multiagent System Mapping Rule Business Process Modeling Notation Autonomous Entity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Hahn
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sven Jacobi
    • 2
  • David Raber
    • 1
  1. 1.DFKI GmbHSaarbrückenGermany
  2. 2.Saarstahl AGVölklingenGermany

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