Integrating Agent Services into BPEL 4 WS Defined Workflows

  title={Integrating Agent Services into BPEL 4 WS Defined Workflows},
  author={Paul A. Buhler and Jos{\'e} M. Vidal},
In the future, Web services and software agents will coexist in the Business Process Management solution space. In our vision, agents will have symbiotic relationships with Web services, harnessing them as externally defined agent behaviors. In this paper we detail the development of a demonstration system that transparently integrates agent services into BPEL4WS defined workflows. The development of the demonstration system illustrates the power of compositional approaches to system creation… CONTINUE READING


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