Agent-based service composition through simultaneous negotiation in forward and reverse auctions

  title={Agent-based service composition through simultaneous negotiation in forward and reverse auctions},
  author={C. Preist and C. Bartolini and A. Byde},
  booktitle={EC '03},
  • C. Preist, C. Bartolini, A. Byde
  • Published in EC '03 2003
  • Computer Science
  • Service composition is the act of taking several component products or services, and bundling them together to meet the needs of a given customer. In the future, service composition will play an increasingly important role in e-commerce, and automation will be desirable to improve speed and efficiency of customer response. In this paper, we consider a service composition agent that both buys components and sells services through auctions. It buys component services by participating in many… CONTINUE READING

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