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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2014.050506
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 5 Issue 5, 2014.
Abstract: Java Agent Development Framework (JADE) is a software framework to make easy the development of Multi-Agent applications in compliance with the Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agents (FIPA) specifications. JADE propose new infrastructure solutions to support the development of useful and convenient distributed applications. Security is one of the most important issues in implementing and deploying such applications. JADE-S security add-ons are one of the most popular security solutions in JADE platform. It provides several security services including authentication, authorization, signature and encryption services. Authorization service will give authorities to perform an action based on a set of permission objects attached to every authenticated user. This service has several drawbacks when implemented in a scalable distributed context aware applications. In this paper, an ontology-based access control model called (OJADEAC) is proposed to be applied in JADE platform by combining Semantic Web technologies with context-aware policy mechanism to overcome the shortcoming of this service. The access control model is represented by a semantic ontology, and a set of two level semantic rules representing platform and application specific policy rules. OJADEAC model is distributed, intelligent, dynamic, context-aware and use reasoning engine to infer access decisions based on ontology knowledge.
Ban Sharief Mustafa and Najla Aldabagh, “OJADEAC: An Ontology Based Access Control Model for JADE Platform” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 5(5), 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2014.050506