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Re: Difference between Agents and (Semantic) Web Services

From: Marin Dimitrov <marin.dimitrov@ontotext.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 13:43:09 +0200
Message-ID: <457FE74D.5020905@ontotext.com>
To: Jyotishman Pathak <jyotishman@gmail.com>
CC: "Public-Sws-Ig@W3. Org" <public-sws-ig@w3.org>, Jyotishman Pathak <jpathak@cs.iastate.edu>

Jyotishman Pathak wrote:
> Hi,
> Pardon me if this is a very naive question, but someone can please tell 
> me crisply the difference(s) between software agents and (semantic) Web 
> services? I have been trying to find out a comparison between them over 
> the Web and came across the following: 
> http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=873262, which unfortunately did 
> not suffice my query to its entirety.
> I look forward to your inputs.


in addition to the replies you already got, you might check this paper out:
"A first step towards enabling Interoperability between Software Agents 
and Semantic Web Services: Multi Agent Systems adapting Web Services 




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