Book Volume 4411 2007

Programming Multi-Agent Systems

4th International Workshop, ProMAS 2006, Hakodate, Japan, May 9, 2006, Revised and Invited Papers

ISBN: 978-3-540-71955-7 (Print) 978-3-540-71956-4 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

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  2. Invited Papers

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      Pages 1-1

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      A Self-healing Approach to Designing and Deploying Complex, Distributed and Concurrent Software Systems

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      Pages 15-37

      Using Peer-to-Peer Protocols to Enable Implicit Communication in a BDI Agent Architecture

  3. Part I

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 38-38

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      Pages 41-55

      Asimovian Multiagents: Applying Laws of Robotics to Teams of Humans and Agents

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      Pages 57-69

      Persistent Architecture for Context Aware Lightweight Multi-agent System

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      Pages 71-90

      Architectural Design of Component-Based Agents: A Behavior-Based Approach

  4. Part II

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91

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      Pages 93-112

      Comparing Apples with Oranges: Evaluating Twelve Paradigms of Agency

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      Pages 113-127

      Augmenting BDI Agents with Deliberative Planning Techniques

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      Pages 129-148

      ALBA: A Generic Library for Programming Mobile Agents with Prolog

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      Pages 149-164

      Bridging Agent Theory and Object Orientation: Agent-Like Communication Among Objects

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      Pages 165-181

      Adding Knowledge Updates to 3APL

  5. Part III

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 182-182

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      Pages 185-200

      Validation of BDI Agents

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      Pages 201-216

      A Tool Architecture to Verify Properties of Multiagent System at Runtime

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      Pages 217-227

      On the Application of Clustering Techniques to Support Debugging Large-Scale Multi-Agent Systems

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      Pages 229-248

      Debugging Agents in Agent Factory

  6. Back Matter

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