Automating Workflow using Dialectical Argumentation


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Visara Urovi, Stefano Bromuri, Jarred McGinnis, Kostas Stathis, Andrea Omicini

IADIS International Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems 3(2), pages 110–125
2008

This paper presents a multi-agent framework based on argumentative agent technology for the automation of the workflow selection and execution. In this framework, workflow selection is coordinated by agent interactions governed by the rules of a dialogue game whose purpose is to evaluate the workflow's properties via argumentation. Once a workflow is selected using this process, the workflow is executed by dynamically configuring workflow engines to coordinate the participating agents' workflow activities. We illustrate the overall framework with an example of workflow composition that allows an agent to book an appropriate ticket and rent a car.

Journals & Series

Publication

— authors

Visara Urovi, Stefano Bromuri, Jarred McGinnis, Kostas Stathis, Andrea Omicini

— editors

Pedro Isaías, Marcin Paprzycki

— status

published

— sort

article in journal

— publication date

2008

— journal

IADIS International Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems

— volume

3

— issue

2

— pages

110–125

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original PDF

identifiers

— IRIS

11585/75779

— print ISSN

1646-3692

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Open Access PDF

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