Alessandro Ricci, Andrea Omicini, Enrico Denti

In the network-centric computing era, applications often involve sets of autonomous, unpredictable, and possibly mobile entities interacting within open, dynamic, and possibly unreliable environments: Intelligent Environments are a typical case. The complexity of such scenarios requires novel engineering tools, providing effective support from the analysis to the deployment stage. In this paper we illustrate the impact of a general-purpose coordination infrastructure for multiagent systems – providing a model, a run-time, and suitable deployment tools – on the engineering of such applications. As a case study, we consider the intelligent management of lights inside a building: despite its simplicity, this problem endorses the typical challenges of this class of applications. The case study is built upon the TuCSoN coordination infrastructure, which provides engineers with both the abstractions and the run-time support for effectively managing the application complexity.

AI*IA/TABOO Joint Workshop "Dagli oggetti agli agenti: tendenze evolutive dei sistemi software" (WOA 2001), 4-5 September 2001.
Andrea Omicini, Mirko Viroli (eds.), Pitagora Editrice Bologna, Modena, Italy.

@inproceedings{tucson-woa2001,
Address = {Modena, Italy},
Author = {Ricci, Alessandro and Omicini, Andrea and Denti, Enrico},
Booktitle = {AI*IA/TABOO Joint Workshop ``Dagli oggetti agli agenti: tendenze evolutive dei sistemi software'' (WOA 2001)},
Editor = {Omicini, Andrea and Viroli, Mirko},
Isbn = {88-371-1272-6},
Month = {4--5~} # sep,
Publisher = {Pitagora Editrice Bologna},
Title = {Enlightened Agents in {{\sf TuCSoN}}},
Url = {http://lia.deis.unibo.it/books/woa2001/pdf/21.pdf},
Year = 2001}

Publication

— authors

Alessandro Ricci, Andrea Omicini, Enrico Denti

— editors

Andrea Omicini, Mirko Viroli

— status

published

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paper in proceedings

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— volume

AI*IA/TABOO Joint Workshop "Dagli oggetti agli agenti: tendenze evolutive dei sistemi software" (WOA 2001)

— publication date

4-5 September 2001

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88-371-1272-6

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— BibTeX ID
tucson-woa2001
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inproceedings

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