DR-BROKERING: A semantic brokering system

Grigoris Antoniou, Thomas Skylogiannis, Antonis Bikakis, Martin Doerr, Nick Bassiliades

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Abstract

In this paper we study the brokering and matchmaking problem, that is, how a requester's requirements and preferences can be matched against a set of offerings collected by a broker. The proposed solution uses the Semantic Web standard of RDF to represent the offerings, and a deductive logical language for expressing the requirements and preferences. We motivate and explain the approach and architecture we propose, and report on a system implementing the described functionality in a multi-agent environment. Finally, we experimentally evaluate the core reasoning engine of the system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-72
Number of pages12
JournalKnowledge-Based Systems
Volume20
Issue number1
Early online date4 Aug 2006
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2007
Externally publishedYes

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