XML Dataspaces for the Coordination of Internet Agents


Giacomo Cabri, Letizia Leonardi, Franco Zambonelli

Applied Artificial Intelligence: An International Journal 15(1), pages 35-58, January 2001
Taylor & Francis
Andrea Omicini, George A. Papadopoulos (eds.)
Special Issue: Coordination Models and Languages in AI

This article presents MARS-X, a programmable coordination architecture for autonomous and mobile Internet agents. In MARS-X, mobile Internet agents coordinate through programmable XML dataspaces, accessed by agents in a Linda-like fashion. Therefore, MARS-X enforces open and uncoupled interactions and, via XML, it offers a high degree of standard interoperability. These properties suit very well the characteristics of both mobile Internet agents and the Internet environment itself. In addition, coordination in MARS-X is made more flexible and secure by the capability of programming the behavior of the XML dataspaces by reaction to the agents' accesses. An application example related to the management of on-line academic courses shows the suitability and effectiveness of the MARS-X architecture.

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Doi = {10.1080/08839510150204608},
Editor = {Omicini, Andrea and Papadopoulos, George A.},
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Publication

— authors

Giacomo Cabri, Letizia Leonardi, Franco Zambonelli

— editors

Andrea Omicini, George A. Papadopoulos

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published

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article in journal

Venue

— journal

Applied Artificial Intelligence: An International Journal

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15

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1

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35-58

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January 2001

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10.1080/08839510150204608

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0883-9514

— online ISSN

1087-6545

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cabri-aai15
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