An Agent-Oriented Meta-model for Enterprise Modelling

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An Agent-Oriented Meta-model for Enterprise Modelling
This paper proposes an agent-oriented meta-model that provides rigorous concepts for conducting enterprise modelling. The aim is to allow analysts to produce an enterprise model that precisely captures the knowledge of an organization and of its business processes so that an agent-oriented requirements specification of the system-to-be and its operational corporate environment can be derived from it. To this end, the model identifies constructs that enable capturing the intrinsic characteristics of an agent system such as autonomy, intentionality, sociality, identity and boundary, or rational selfinterest; an agent being an organizational actor and/or a software component. Such an approach of the concept of agent allows the analyst to have a holistic perspective integrating human and organizational aspects to gain better understanding of business system inner and outer modelling issues. The metamodel takes roots in both management theory and requirements engineering. It helps bridging ...
Ivan Jureta, Stéphane Faulkner
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Type Conference
Year 2005
Where ER
Authors Ivan Jureta, Stéphane Faulkner
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