Andreia Malucelli

Learn More
In this thesis we propose the development of ontology-based services to facilitate the interoperability among heterogeneous agents that belong to a multi-agent system (MAS) dedicated to business-to-business (B2B) electronic commerce. These services will be integrated in an Electronic Institution to support the automatic negotiation required to the formation(More)
Researchers investigated how agile software development teams evolve. They analyzed nine teams' evolution of practices and found that the process was idiosyncratic. Each team adopted practices on the basis of its circumstances and improved the practices on the basis of the challenges it faced. Using this research, the researchers designed the Agile Compass,(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify, with the assistance of computational techniques, rules concerning the conditions of the physical environment for the classification of risk micro-areas. METHODS Exploratory research carried out in Curitiba, Southern Brazil, in 2007. It was divided into three phases: the identification of attributes to classify a micro-area; the(More)
Online e-commerce marketplaces for buying and selling products are omnipresent and bring together several suppliers and buyers. Each supplier and buyer has its own format, concepts and characteristics to represent products. Even if both supplier and buyer use an ontology, they may use ontologies that differ significantly either syntactically or(More)
Electronic Institutions are comprehensive frameworks that may effectively help in the collaborative work of virtual organization activities. This paper focuses on an effort to create e-contracting and ontology-based services in the context of Electronic Institutions. The e-contracting services provide automatic specification of business agreements by(More)
Ontology has an important role in Multi-Agent Systems communication once it provides a vocabulary to be used in the communication between agents. It is hard to find out two agents using precisely the same vocabulary. They usually have a heterogeneous private vocabulary defined in their own private ontology. In order to provide help in the conversation among(More)