Hudert, Sebastian (Department of Information Systems, University of Bayreuth, Germany)
Ludwig, Heiko (TJ Watson Research Center, IBM, New York)
Wirtz, Guido (Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg, Germany)
The current Web Services Agreement specification draft proposes a simple request-response protocol for agreement creation only addressing bilateral offer exchanges. This paper proposes a framework augmenting this WS-Agreement to enable negotiations according to a variety of bilateral and multilateral negotiation protocols.