Normative Multi-Agent Organizations

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Normative Multi-Agent Organizations
Multi-agent systems are viewed as consisting of individual agents whose behaviors are regulated by organization artifacts. This abstract presents a programming language, which is designed to implement norm-based organization artifacts, by means of an example and explains the execution behavior of the language interpreter. In order to achieve the overall objectives of multi-agent systems, the behavior of individual agents and their interactions should be regulated/coordinated. Existing approaches advocate the use of organizational models, normative systems, and electronic institutions to regulate the agents’ behaviors and interactions [3, 4, 6]. Norm-based artifacts regulate the behavior of individual agents in terms of norms being enforced by monitoring, regimenting and sanctioning mechanisms. Generally speaking, the social and normative perspective is conceived as a way to make the development and maintenance of multi-agent systems easier to manage, e.g., OperA [2], AMELI [3], and M...
Mehdi Dastani
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Updated 26 May 2010
Type Conference
Year 2009
Where ESAW
Authors Mehdi Dastani
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