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Developing MAS Solutions with Gaia and AUML

Luca Cernuzzi, Franco Zambonelli
A great number of Agent Oriented Software Engineering (AOSE) approaches and methodologies have been proposed in recent years, explicitly or implicitly, presenting different abstractions for the design and development of Multi-Agent Systems (MAS). This paper pays specific attention to the common abstractions used to model the complexity of MAS independently of the specific application. Moreover, it analyzes which of them are covered by Gaia integrated with AUML. Finally, as a case study, this paper presents an agent based solution modeled in Gaia with AUML and developed for the auditing process of the Central Bank in a developing country.
Keywords: Agent-based computing, Agent Modeling abstractions, Gaia, AUML.
XXXI Conferencia Latinoamericana en Informática (CLEI 2005), 10-14 October 2005, Cali, Colombia
	Address = {Cali, Colombia},
	Author = {Cernuzzi, Luca and Zambonelli, Franco},
	Booktitle = {XXXI Conferencia Latinoamericana en Inform{\'a}tica (CLEI 2005)},
	Month = {10--14~} # oct,
	Organization = {Centro Latinoamericano de Estudios en Inform{\'a}tica},
	Title = {Developing {MAS} Solutions with {G}aia and {AUML}},
	Year = 2005}