Agent-based enterprise integration

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The authors are developing and deploying software agents in an enterprise information architecture such that the agents manage enterprise resources and facilitate user interaction with these resources. The enterprise agents are built on top of a robust software architecture for data exchange and tool integration across heterogeneous hardware and software. The resulting distributed multi-agent system serves as a method of enhancing enterprises in the following ways: providing users with knowledge about enterprise resources and applications; accessing the dynamically changing enterprise; locating enterprise applications and services; and improving search capabilities for applications and data. Furthermore, agents can access non-agents (i.e., databases ... continued below

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Berry, N. M. & Pancerella, C. M. December 1, 1998.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The authors are developing and deploying software agents in an enterprise information architecture such that the agents manage enterprise resources and facilitate user interaction with these resources. The enterprise agents are built on top of a robust software architecture for data exchange and tool integration across heterogeneous hardware and software. The resulting distributed multi-agent system serves as a method of enhancing enterprises in the following ways: providing users with knowledge about enterprise resources and applications; accessing the dynamically changing enterprise; locating enterprise applications and services; and improving search capabilities for applications and data. Furthermore, agents can access non-agents (i.e., databases and tools) through the enterprise framework. The ultimate target of the effort is the user; they are attempting to increase user productivity in the enterprise. This paper describes their design and early implementation and discusses the planned future work.

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OSTI as DE00751025

Medium: P; Size: 22 pages

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Dec 1998

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  • Report No.: SAND98-8668
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/751025 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 751025
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc707171

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Berry, N. M. & Pancerella, C. M. Agent-based enterprise integration, report, December 1, 1998; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc707171/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.