Agent-Based Service-Oriented Computing

By Nathan Griffiths , Kuo-Ming Chao

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Service-Oriented Computing (SOC) allows software development time to be shortened by the composition of existing services across the Internet. This book reviews the related technologies and offers insight into state-of-the-art research results in the field.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-8499-6040-3
  • 292 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: January 22, 2010
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $119.00
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Service-Oriented Computing (SOC) allows software development time to be shortened by the composition of existing services across the Internet. Further exploitation of this revolutionary trend is feasible through automation, thanks to the use of software agents and techniques from distributed artificial intelligence. This book provides an overview of the related technologies and insight into state-of-the art research results in the field. The topics discussed cover the various stages in the life cycle of service-oriented software development using agent technologies to automate the development process and to manage services in a dynamic environment. The book presents both academic research results and the latest developments from industry. Researchers from academia and industry, as well as postgraduates, will find this cutting-edge volume indispensable in order to gain understanding of the issues associated with agent-based service-oriented computing along with recent, and likely future technology trends.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction.
  2. Service Advertisement and Discovery.
  3. Multi
  4. Agent Coordination for Service Composition.
  5. Flexible Workflow Management in Service Oriented Environments.
  6. Semantics for Service
  7. Oriented Architectures.
  8. Dependability in Service
  9. Oriented Computing.
  10. Consensus Issues for Service Advertisement and Selection.
  11. Trust and Reputation.
  12. QoS
  13. Aware Service Selection.
  14. Future Directions.
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