General Architecture

  • Alberto Fernández
  • Sascha Ossowskí
  • Matteo Vasirani
Part of the Whitestein Series in Software Agent Technologies and Autonomic Computing book series (WSSAT)


The CASCOM approach is a combination of agent technology, Semantic Web Service coordination, P2P, and mobile computing for intelligent peer-to-peer (IP2P) mobile service environments. IP2P environments (see Chapter 2) are extensions to conventional P2P architectures with components for mobile and ad hoc computing, wireless communications, and a broad range of pervasive devices. Basic IP2P facilities come as Web Services, while their reliable, task-oriented, resource-bounded, and adaptive co-ordination-on-the-fly characteristics call for agent-based software technology.


Multiagent System Service Composition Service Discovery Service Description Composite Service 
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  • Alberto Fernández
  • Sascha Ossowskí
  • Matteo Vasirani

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