• 1 Introduction
  • 1.1 Cat-COVITE application and Catallaxy mechanism – motivation
  • 1.2 Catallactic middleware – introduction
  • 1.3 Web Service Agreement (WS-Agreement) – introductio
  • 2 Cat-COVITE application
  • 2.1 COVITE application – description and architecture
  • 2.2 Cat-COVITE application – requirements and concepts for Catallaxy
  • 2.3 Layer models – Cat-COVITE model architecture within Catallaxy mechanism
  • 3 Catallactic middleware
  • 3.1 Requirements
  • 3.2 Concepts and design guidelines
  • 3.3 Architecture Structure
  • 3.4 Related Work on Architectures for Economic Based Resource Management
  • 3.5 Components and mechanisms
  • 3.6 Implementation of prototype
  • 4 Integration of middleware and Cat-COVITE application
  • 4.1 Application and Catallactic middleware interaction description
  • 4.2 Use cases – description, flow diagrams, sequence diagrams, actions
  • 4.3 Concepts and mechanisms for the application implementation – requirements
  • 4.4 WS-Agreement - concepts and requirements
  • 5 Conclusion and further work
  • 5.1 Impact of the Catallactic middleware in the application
  • 5.2 Conclusions on the adaptation of the middleware to an existent application
  • 5.3 Roadmap to first CATNETS prototype - open issues and future work
  • 6 References