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Semantic resolution for e-commerce

Authors: Yun Peng, Youyong Zou, and Xiaocheng Luan

Book Title: Proceedings of the first international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems

Date: July 05, 2002

Abstract: We describe a research project on resolving semantic differences for multi-agent systems (MAS) in electronic commerce. The approach can be characterized as follows: (1) agents in a MAS may have their own specific ontologies defined on top of a shared base ontology; (2) concepts in these ontologies are represented as frame-like structures based on DAML+OIL language; (3) the semantic differences between agents are resolved at runtime through inter-agent communication; and (4) the resolution is viewed as an abductive inference process, and thus necessarily involves approximate reasoning.

Type: InProceedings

Organization: ACM

Pages: 1037 - 1038

Tags: agent, ecommerce, semantic web, agent communication

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