Engineering Societies in the Agents World

First International Workshop, ESAW 2000 Berlin, Germany, August 21, 2000 Revised Papers

  • Andrea Omicini
  • Robert Tolksdorf
  • Franco Zambonelli
Conference proceedings ESAW 2000

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1972)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 1972)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Emerging Issues in Multiagent Systems Engineering

    1. Cristiano Castelfranchi
      Pages 1-18
    2. H. Van Dyke Parunak, Sven Brueckner, John Sauter, Robert S. Matthews
      Pages 19-33
    3. Gianluca Moro, Mirko Viroli
      Pages 34-51
  3. Coordination Models and Technologies for Multiagent Systems

    1. Giacomo Cabri, Letizia Leonardi, Franco Zambonelli
      Pages 51-63
    2. Christoph Koch, Paolo Petta
      Pages 64-77
    3. Robert Tolksdorf
      Pages 78-92
  4. Methodologies and Tools

    1. Pierre-Michel Ricordel, Yves Demazeau
      Pages 93-105
    2. Federico Bergenti, Agostino Poggi
      Pages 106-113
    3. Vincent Hilaire, Abder Koukam, Pablo Gruer, Jean-Pierre Müller
      Pages 114-127
    4. Mercedes Amor, Mónica Pinto, Lidia Fuentes, José María Troya
      Pages 128-142
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 143-143

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the First International Workshop on Engineering Societies in the Agents World, ESAW 2000, held in Berlin, Germany in August 2000. The 10 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in the book; they are organized in topical sections on emerging issues in multi-agent systems engineering, coordination models and technologies for multi-agent systems, and methodologies and tools.


Multi-agent systems Processing Unified Modeling Language (UML) Web communities agent coordination agent system engineering agents artificial societies design distributed artificial Intelligence modeling multi-agent specification multi-agent system social agents software engineering

Editors and affiliations

  • Andrea Omicini
    • 1
  • Robert Tolksdorf
    • 2
  • Franco Zambonelli
    • 3
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informatica e SistemisticaUniversità di BolognaBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Fachbereich 13 - InformatikTechnische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Scienze dell’IngegneriaUniversità di Modena e Reggio EmiliaModenaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-41477-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-44539-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
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