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Rule-Based Reasoning, Programming, and Applications

Volume 6826 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 3-28

Rule-Based Distributed and Agent Systems

  • Costin BǎdicǎAffiliated withSoftware Engineering Department, Faculty of Automatics, Computers and Electronics, University of Craiova
  • , Lars BraubachAffiliated withDistributed Systems and Information Systems, Computer Science Department, University of Hamburg
  • , Adrian PaschkeAffiliated withCorporate Semantic Web, Computer Science Department, FU Berlin

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Abstract

The paper contains an overview of the roles played by rules and rule-based systems in distributed and multi-agent systems. These roles include an overview of traditional and newly emerging application areas as well as internal agent architectures and frameworks implementing these architectures.