Merging Agents and Services - the JIAC Agent Platform

AutorBenjamin Hirsch, Thomas Konnerth, Axel Heßler
QuelleMulti-Agent Programming: Languages, Tools and Applications. Springer 2009 

The JIAC V serviceware framework is a Java based agent framework with its emphasis on industrial requirements such as software standards, security, management, and scalability. It has been developed within industry- and government-funded projects during the last two years. JIAC combines agent technology with a service oriented approach. In this chapter we describe the main features of the framework, with a particular focus on the language Jadl++ and the service matching capabilities of JIAC V.