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XML based Safe and Scalable Multi-Agent Development Framework

Authors: Yogesh Singh, Rinkaj Goyal, Pravin Chandra

Abstract:

In this paper we describe our efforts to design and implement an agent development framework that has the potential to scale to the size of any underlying network suitable for various ECommerce activities. The main novelty in our framework is it-s capability to allow the development of sophisticated, secured agents which are simple enough to be practical. We have adopted FIPA agent platform reference Model as backbone for implementation along with XML for agent Communication and Java Cryptographic Extension and architecture to realize the security of communication information between agents. The advantage of our architecture is its support of agents development in different languages and Communicating with each other using a more open standard i.e. XML

Keywords: Security, Agent, Agent Development Framework, Agent Coordination

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1061014

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