Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in Agent System VII

COIN 2011 International Workshops, COIN@AAMAS 2011, Taipei, Taiwan, May 3, 2011, COIN@WI-IAT 2011, Lyon, France, August 22, 2011, Revised Selected Papers

  • Stephen Cranefield
  • M. Birna van Riemsdijk
  • Javier Vázquez-Salceda
  • Pablo Noriega
Conference proceedings

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-35545-5

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7254)

Table of contents (12 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Agent Coordination

    1. Multi-agent Coordination through Mutualistic Interactions
      Miguel Lurgi, David Robertson
      Pages 1-20
    2. Explanation in Human-Agent Teamwork
      Maaike Harbers, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Matthew Johnson, Paul Feltovich, Karel van den Bosch, John-Jules Meyer
      Pages 21-37
  3. Organisations and Institutions

    1. An Agent-Based Inter-organizational Collaboration Framework: OperA+
      Jie Jiang, Virginia Dignum, Yao-Hua Tan
      Pages 58-74
    2. MANET: A Model for First-Class Electronic Institutions
      Charalampos Tampitsikas, Stefano Bromuri, Michael Ignaz Schumacher
      Pages 75-92
  4. Norm-Aware Agent Reasoning

    1. Towards Justifying Norm Compliance
      Ioan Alfred Letia, Anca Goron
      Pages 110-128
    2. Normative Run-Time Reasoning for Institutionally-Situated BDI Agents
      Tina Balke, Marina De Vos, Julian Padget
      Pages 129-148
    3. Modelling and Monitoring Interdependent Expectations
      Stephen Cranefield, Michael Winikoff, Wamberto Vasconcelos
      Pages 149-166
  5. Norm Creation and Enforcement

    1. Overcoming Omniscience for Norm Emergence in Axelrod’s Metanorm Model
      Samhar Mahmoud, Nathan Griffiths, Jeroen Keppens, Michael Luck
      Pages 186-202
    2. Establishing Norms for Network Topologies
      Samhar Mahmoud, Nathan Griffiths, Jeroen Keppens, Michael Luck
      Pages 203-220
  6. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the thoroughly reviewed joint post-conference proceedings of two international workshops on Coordination, Organization, Institutions and Norms in Agent Systems, COIN@AAMAS 2011, held in Taipei, Taiwan in May 2011 and COIN@WI-IAT 2011, held in Lyon, France in August 2011.
The 12 revised full papers presented were carefully selected for presentations. The papers are organized in topical sections on agent coordination, norm-aware agent reasoning, as well as norm creation and enforcement.


complex systems graph theory multiagent systems normative systems organizations

Editors and affiliations

  • Stephen Cranefield
    • 1
  • M. Birna van Riemsdijk
    • 2
  • Javier Vázquez-Salceda
    • 3
  • Pablo Noriega
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Information ScienceUniversity of OtagoDunedinNew Zealand
  2. 2.Department of Intelligent Systems, Faculty of Electrical EngineeringDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Dept. Llenguatges i Sistemes Informàtics Edifici K2MUniversitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain
  4. 4.IIIA-CSIC, Campus UABBarcelonaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-35544-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-35545-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349