Agent based systems & semantic software services


Dana Petcu
Daniela Zaharie


This issue of Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience contains papers selected and revised from those presented at three workshops:
- 3rd Workshop on Software Services: Semantic-based software services organized as satellite workshop of FedCSIS , Szczecin, Poland, September 19-21, 2011 (
- 8th Workshop on Agents for Complex Systems and Workshop on High Performance Computing with application in environment, both of them organized as satellite workshops of SYNASC, Timisoara, Romania, 26-29, 2011 (
The six papers selected from twenty candidate papers address problems related to communication and cooperation in agent based systems, designing self-healing systems, using ontologies in designing cloud services and in enabling multi-agent systems with semantic components.


Introduction to the Special Issue