MAS Organization within a Coordination Infrastructure: Experiments in TuCSoN


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Andrea Omicini, Alessandro Ricci

Andrea Omicini, Paolo Petta, Jeremy Pitt (eds.)
“Engineering Societies in the Agents World IV”, pages 200-217
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3071
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
June 2004

Organisation and coordination are strictly related issues in the engineering of agent societies, and some important issues such as security can be suitable modelled only considering their synergy. Accordingly, in this paper we show how to extend a MAS coordination infrastructure for agent-based systems (namely, TuCSoN) toward the specification and support of MAS organisation. To this end, we adopt the notion of agent coordination context (ACC) as a first-class abstraction that defines the organisation structures and rules, and makes them accessible and manageable at execution time. Then, we show how ACC provides the conceptual framework to model the presence of an agent inside the organisation and the environment, as well as the means to face MAS organisation, coordination, and even security issues in a coherent and uniform way.

4th International Workshop (ESAW 2003), London, UK, 29-31 October 2003. Revised Selected and Invited Papers

Journals & Series

Publication

— authors

— editors

Andrea Omicini, Paolo Petta, Jeremy Pitt

— status

published

— sort

paper in proceedings

— publication date

June 2004

— volume

Engineering Societies in the Agents World IV

— series

Lecture Notes in Computer Science

— volume

3071

— pages

200-217

— number of pages

18

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original page

identifiers

— DOI

10.1007/978-3-540-25946-6_13

— IRIS

11585/1800

— Scopus

2-s2.0-23844437760

— WoS / ISI

000222847300013

— print ISSN

0302-9743

— online ISSN

1611-3349

— print ISBN

978-3-540-22231-6

— online ISBN

978-3-540-25946-6

— ISBN–10

3-540-22231-6

notes

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4th International Workshop (ESAW 2003), London, UK, 29-31 October 2003. Revised Selected and Invited Papers

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