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Infrastructure support for agent-based development

Ashri, Ronald and Luck, Michael and d'Inverno, Mark (2002) Infrastructure support for agent-based development. In: d'Inverno, Mark and Luck, Michael and Fisher, Michael and Preist, C., (eds.) Foundations and applications of multi-agent systems: UKMAS Workshops 1996-2000. Lecture notes in computer science (2403). Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 73-88. ISBN 3540439625

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Abstract

As the field of agent-based computing has continued to develop, there have been several contributions to its theoretical underpinnings, and several others to supporting the efforts of practical systems development. Yet the connection between the two has been limited at best. In this paper we aim to address these limitations through a consideration of appropriate agent infrastructure that can support principled development of agent systems based on a strong conceptual framework. As well as a general discussion of infrastructure requirements in this context, we also describe the PARADIGMA implementation environment, based on the SMART agent framework, which represents our initial efforts in this direction.

Item Type:Book Section
Research Community:University of Westminster > Electronics and Computer Science, School of
ID Code:1179
Deposited On:08 Dec 2005
Last Modified:20 Oct 2009 15:10

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