Agent-based negotiation framework for web service's SLA

Mohammed Al-Aaidroos, Norleyza Jailani, Muriati Mukhtar

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Abstract

Dynamic establishment of a web service's Service Level Agreement (SLA) document that maintains end-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) requirements has been identified as a cause of delay in developing web service based solutions. This is because service providers and consumers are usually engaged in a time consuming negotiation process. In order to accelerate the negotiation process, this paper proposes an agent-based conceptual framework for web service SLA negotiation which enables a single service provider to negotiate with multiple web service consumers at the same time. A utility-based negotiation strategy is used by negotiation agents to make decisions at all phases. A 3-tier multi-agent-based system prototype was developed to validate the framework. Web service consumers and providers use the front end GUI-based application to input their requirements preferences which we converted into WS-Policy compliant documents used in the negotiation. The actual negotiation processes are managed and conducted by software agents representing consumers and providers at the back-end system. Simulation results show that 90% of the negotiations are successful.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 7th International Conference on Information Technology in Asia: Emerging Convergences and Singularity of Forms - Proceedings of CITA'11
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Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event2011 7th International Conference on Information Technology in Asia: Emerging Convergences and Singularity of Forms, CITA'11 - Kuching, Sarawak
Duration: 12 Jul 201114 Jul 2011

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Other2011 7th International Conference on Information Technology in Asia: Emerging Convergences and Singularity of Forms, CITA'11
CityKuching, Sarawak
Period12/7/1114/7/11

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Web services
Software agents
Graphical user interfaces
Quality of service

Keywords

  • Agent-based SLA negotiation
  • Negotiation
  • QoS
  • Service level agreement
  • Web service

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Information Systems

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Al-Aaidroos, M., Jailani, N., & Mukhtar, M. (2011). Agent-based negotiation framework for web service's SLA. In 2011 7th International Conference on Information Technology in Asia: Emerging Convergences and Singularity of Forms - Proceedings of CITA'11 [5999537] https://doi.org/10.1109/CITA.2011.5999537

Agent-based negotiation framework for web service's SLA. / Al-Aaidroos, Mohammed; Jailani, Norleyza; Mukhtar, Muriati.

2011 7th International Conference on Information Technology in Asia: Emerging Convergences and Singularity of Forms - Proceedings of CITA'11. 2011. 5999537.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Al-Aaidroos, M, Jailani, N & Mukhtar, M 2011, Agent-based negotiation framework for web service's SLA. in 2011 7th International Conference on Information Technology in Asia: Emerging Convergences and Singularity of Forms - Proceedings of CITA'11., 5999537, 2011 7th International Conference on Information Technology in Asia: Emerging Convergences and Singularity of Forms, CITA'11, Kuching, Sarawak, 12/7/11. https://doi.org/10.1109/CITA.2011.5999537
Al-Aaidroos M, Jailani N, Mukhtar M. Agent-based negotiation framework for web service's SLA. In 2011 7th International Conference on Information Technology in Asia: Emerging Convergences and Singularity of Forms - Proceedings of CITA'11. 2011. 5999537 https://doi.org/10.1109/CITA.2011.5999537
Al-Aaidroos, Mohammed ; Jailani, Norleyza ; Mukhtar, Muriati. / Agent-based negotiation framework for web service's SLA. 2011 7th International Conference on Information Technology in Asia: Emerging Convergences and Singularity of Forms - Proceedings of CITA'11. 2011.
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