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Multiagent Systems with Workflows
January/February 2004 (vol. 8 no. 1)
pp. 76-82
Jos? M. Vidal, University of South Carolina
Paul Buhler, College of Charleston
Christian Stahl, Humboldt University, Berlin

Industry and researchers have two different visions for the future of Web services. Industry wants to capitalize on Web service technology to automate business processes via centralized workflow enactment. Researchers are interested in the dynamic composition of Web services. The authors show how these two visions are two points in a continuum and discuss a possible path for bridging the gap between them.

Index Terms:
Petri nets, Web services, workflow automation, BPEL4WS
Citation:
Jos? M. Vidal, Paul Buhler, Christian Stahl, "Multiagent Systems with Workflows," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 76-82, Jan.-Feb. 2004, doi:10.1109/MIC.2004.1260707
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