A concept for supporting the formation of Virtual Corporations through negotiation

  • This paper describes a system that supports softwaredevelopment processes in virtual software corporations. A virtual software corporation consists of a set of enterprisesthat cooperate in projects to fulfill customer needs. Contracts are negotiated in the whole lifecycle of asoftware development project. The negotiations really influence the performance of a company. Therefore, it isuseful to support negotiations and planning decisions with software agents. Our approach integrates software agentapproaches for negotiation support with flexible multiserver workflow engines.

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Author:Boris Kötting, Frank Maurer
URN (permanent link):urn:nbn:de:hbz:386-kluedo-2068
Document Type:Preprint
Language of publication:English
Year of Completion:1999
Year of Publication:1999
Publishing Institute:Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Tag:Contract net; Internet ; Process support ; Software Agents ; Virtual Corporation ; Workflow Replication ; distributed software development process
Faculties / Organisational entities:Fachbereich Informatik
DDC-Cassification:004 Datenverarbeitung; Informatik

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