Simulation in Agent-Oriented Software Engineering: The SODA Case Study


Ambra Molesini, Matteo Casadei, Andrea Omicini, Mirko Viroli

Science of Computer Programming 78(6), pp. 705-714, giugno 2013
Elsevier Science B.V.
Giacomo Cabri, Maria Ganzha (a cura di)
Special Section on Agent-oriented Design methods and Programming Techniques for Distributed Computing in Dynamic and Complex Environments.

The key role of simulation in the engineering of complex multiagent systems (MAS) is today generally acknowledged in the MAS community. However, the adoption of simulation in state-of-the-art Agent-Oriented Software Engineering (AOSE) methodologies is still incomplete at its best.
In this paper we present a simulation-based approach to MAS engineering and discuss its integration within AOSE methodologies. Integration is first discussed in general by adopting standard method engineering techniques, then detailed by means of a case study—that is, integrating simulation in SODA.

(keywords) Agent-Oriented Software Engineering, Methodologies, Simulation, MAS Environment, SODA
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Author = {Molesini, Ambra and Casadei, Matteo and Omicini, Andrea and Viroli, Mirko},
Doi = {10.1016/j.scico.2011.09.007},
Editor = {Cabri, Giacomo and Ganzha, Maria},
Issn = {0167-6423},
Number = 6,
Journal = {Science of Computer Programming},
Keywords = {Agent-Oriented Software Engineering, Methodologies, Simulation, MAS Environment, SODA},
Month = jun,
Note = {Special Section on Agent-oriented Design methods and Programming Techniques for Distributed Computing in Dynamic and Complex Environments},
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Publisher = {Elsevier Science B.V.},
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Volume = 78,
Year = 2013

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Pubblicazione

— autori/autrici

Ambra Molesini, Matteo Casadei, Andrea Omicini, Mirko Viroli

— a cura di

Giacomo Cabri, Maria Ganzha

Sede di pubblicazione

— rivista

Science of Computer Programming

— volume

78

— numero

6

— pagine

705-714

— data di pubblicazione

giugno 2013

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— DOI

10.1016/j.scico.2011.09.007

— print ISSN

0167-6423

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aosesimulation-scico78
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