Logic Programming as a Service in Multi-Agent  Systems for the Internet of Things


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Roberta Calegari, Enrico Denti, Stefano Mariani, Andrea Omicini

International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing 10(4), pages 344-360
2019

The widespread diffusion of low-cost computing devices, along with improvements of cloud computing platforms, are paving the way towards a whole new set of opportunities for Internet of Things (IoT) applications and services. Varying degrees of intelligence are required for supporting adaptation and self-management: yet, they should be provided in a light-weight, easy to use and customise, highly-interoperable way. In this paper we explore Logic Programming as a Service (LPaaS) as a novel and promising re-interpretation of distributed logic programming in the IoT era. After introducing the reference context and motivating scenarios of LPaaS as an effective enabling technology for intelligent IoT, we define the LPaaS general architecture, and discuss two different prototype implementations—as a web service and as an agent in a multi-agent system (MAS), both built on top of the tuProlog system, which provides the required interoperability and customisation. We finally showcase the LPaaS potential through two case studies, designed as a simplification of the motivating scenarios.

(keywords) IoT, logic programming, multi-agent systems, pervasive computing, LPaaS, artificial intelligence, interoperability

Journals & Series

Publication

— authors

— editors

Douglas Dyllon Jeronimo de Macedo, Fabrizio Messina

— status

published

— sort

article in journal

— publication date

2019

— journal

International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing

— volume

10

— issue

4

— pages

344-360

URLs

original page

identifiers

— DOI

10.1504/IJGUC.2019.10022135

— DBLP

journals/ijguc/CalegariDMO19

— IRIS

11585/657394

— Scholar

3690275178730600901

— Scopus

2-s2.0-85069787119

— WoS / ISI

000476657400005

— print ISSN

1741-847X

— online ISSN

1741-8488

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