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Multi-paradigm Coordination for MAS: Integrating Heterogeneous Coordination Approaches in MAS Technologies

Stefano Mariani, Andrea Omicini
Open distributed multi-agent systems featuring autonomous components demand coordination mechanisms for both functional and non-functional properties. Heterogeneity of requirements regarding interaction means and paradigms, stemming from the diverse nature of components, should not affect the effectiveness of coordination. Along this line, in this paper we share our pragmatical experience in the integration of objective and subjective, synchronous and asynchronous, reactive and pro-active coordination approaches within two widely-adopted agent-oriented technologies (JADE and Jason), enabling coordinating components to dynamically adapt their interaction means based on static preference or run-time contingencies.
Keywords: coordination; JADE; Jason; TuCSoN; autonomy; agent technology
WOA 2016 – 17th Workshop “From Objects to Agents”, CEUR Workshop Proceedings (AI*IA Series) 1664, pages 91-99, 29-30 July 2016.
Corrado Santoro, Fabrizio Messina, Massimiliano De Benedetti (eds.), Sun SITE Central Europe, RWTH Aachen University
Proceedings of the 17th Workshop “From Objects to Agents“ co-located with 18th European Agent Systems Summer School (EASSS 2016)
@inproceedings{multicoord-woa2016,
	Author = {Mariani, Stefano and Omicini, Andrea},
	Booktitle = {WOA 2016 -- 17th Workshop ``From Objects to Agents''},
	Editor = {Santoro, Corrado and Messina, Fabrizio and De Benedetti, Massimiliano},
	Keywords = {coordination; JADE; Jason; TuCSoN; autonomy; agent technology},
	Issn = {1613-0073},
	Location = {Catania, Italy},
	Month = {29--30~} # jul,
	Note = {Proceedings of the 17th Workshop ``From Objects to Agents'' co-located with 18th European Agent Systems Summer School (EASSS 2016)},
	Pages = {91--99},
	Publisher = {Sun SITE Central Europe, RWTH Aachen University},
	Scopus = {2-s2.0-84985905131},
	Series = {CEUR Workshop Proceedings},
	Subseries = {AI*IA Series},
	Title = {Multi-paradigm Coordination for {MAS}: Integrating Heterogeneous Coordination Approaches in {MAS} Technologies},
	Url = {http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1664/w16.pdf},
	Volume = 1664,
	Year = 2016}