A Negotiation Protocol Framework for WS-Agreement

Conference: KiVS 2007 - Kommunikation in Verteilten Systemen - 15. ITG/GI-Fachtagung
02/26/2007 - 03/02/2007 at Bern, Schweiz

Proceedings: KiVS 2007

Pages: 6Language: englishTyp: PDF

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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.