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dc.contributor.authorCranefield, Stephenen_NZ
dc.contributor.authorDiaz, Auroraen_NZ
dc.contributor.authorPurvis, Martinen_NZ
dc.date.available2011-04-07T03:05:42Z
dc.date.copyright1997-02en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationCranefield, S., Diaz, A., & Purvis, M. (1997). Planning and matchmaking for the interoperation of information processing agents (Information Science Discussion Papers Series No. 97/01). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/940en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/940
dc.description.abstractIn today's open, distributed environments, there is an increasing need for systems to assist the interoperation of tools and information resources. This paper describes a multi-agent system, DALEKS, that supports such activities for the information processing domain. With this system, information processing tasks are accomplished by the use of an agent architecture incorporating task planning and information agent matchmaking components. We discuss the characteristics of planning in this domain and describe how information processing tools are specified for the planner. We also describe the manner in which planning, agent matchmaking, and information task execution are interleaved in the DALEKS system. An example application taken from the domain of university course administration is provided to illustrate some of the activities performed in this system.en_NZ
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dc.publisherUniversity of Otagoen_NZ
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInformation Science Discussion Papers Seriesen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshQA76 Computer softwareen_NZ
dc.titlePlanning and matchmaking for the interoperation of information processing agentsen_NZ
dc.typeDiscussion Paperen_NZ
dc.description.versionUnpublisheden_NZ
otago.bitstream.pages8en_NZ
otago.date.accession2011-01-18 20:27:45en_NZ
otago.schoolInformation Scienceen_NZ
otago.openaccessOpen
otago.place.publicationDunedin, New Zealanden_NZ
dc.identifier.eprints1033en_NZ
otago.school.eprintsSoftware Engineering & Collaborative Modelling Laboratoryen_NZ
otago.school.eprintsInformation Scienceen_NZ
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