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Vol: 54(68) No: 1 / March 2009      

Formalizing Agent Interactions in Matchmaking Processes Using FSP and FLTL
Amelia Bădica
Department of Business Information Systems, University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Str.A.I.Cuza 13, 200585 Craiova, Romania, e-mail: ameliabd@yahoo.com
Costin Badica
Department of Software Engineering, University of Craiova, Faculty of Automation, Computers and Electronics, Bvd.Decebal 107, 200440 Craiova, Romania, e-mail: badica_costin@software.ucv.ro, web: http://software.ucv.ro/~badica_costin

Keywords: software agent, interaction protocol, matchmaking, formal specification and verification, process algebra

In this note we clarify interaction requirements of requesters, providers and matchmakers in software agent environments by proposing their formal specification and verification using FSP process algebra and FLTL temporal logic.

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