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Agent-Oriented Software Engineering II

Second International Workshop, AOSE 2001 Montreal, Canada, May 29, 2001 Revised Papers and Invited Contributions

  • Michael J. Wooldridge
  • Gerhard Weiß
  • Paolo Ciancarini
Conference proceedings AOSE 2001

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2222)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Societies and Organizations

    1. H. Van Dyke Parunak, James J. Odell
      Pages 1-16
    2. Virginia Dignum, Hans Weigand, Lai Xu
      Pages 33-49
  3. Protocols and Interaction Frameworks

    1. Flores Roberto A., Kremer Robert C.
      Pages 50-67
    2. Jean-Luc Koning, Marc-Philippe Huget, Jun Wei, Xu Wang
      Pages 68-83
    3. Naranker Dulay, Nicodemos Damianou, Emil Lupu, Morris Sloman
      Pages 84-100
  4. UML and Agent Systems

    1. Giovanni Caire, Wim Coulier, Francisco Garijo, Jorge Gomez, Juan Pavon, Francisco Leal et al.
      Pages 119-135
    2. Bernhard Bauer, Federico Bergenti, Philippe Massonet, James J. Odell
      Pages 148-150
  5. Agent-Oriented Requirements Capture & Specification

    1. Paolo Bresciani, Anna Perini, Paolo Giorgini, Fausto Giunchiglia, John Mylopoulos
      Pages 151-168
    2. Mehdi Dastani, Catholijn Jonker, Jan Treur
      Pages 169-187
    3. Scott A. O’Malley, Scott A. DeLoach
      Pages 188-205
  6. Analysis and Design

    1. Wilfried Brauer, Matthias Nickles, Michael Rovatsos, Gerhard Weiß, Kai F. Lorentzen
      Pages 226-244
    2. Marie-Pierre Gervais, Florin Muscutariu
      Pages 263-277
    3. Clint H. Sparkman, Scott A. DeLoach, Athie L. Self
      Pages 278-296
    4. Wamberto Vasconcelos, David Robertson, Jaume Agustíý, Carles Sierra, Michael Wooldridge, Simon Parsons et al.
      Pages 297-317
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 319-319

About these proceedings

Introduction

Since the 1980s, software agents and multi-agent systems have grown into what is now one of the most active areas of research and development activity in computing generally. One of the most important reasons for the current intensity of interest in the agent-based computing paradigm certainly is that the concept of an agent as an autonomous system, capable of interacting with other agents in order to satisfy its design objectives, is a natural one for software designers. This recognition has led to the growth of interest in agents as a new paradigm for software engineering.
This book reflects the state of the art in the field by presenting 14 revised full papers accepted for the second workshop on this topic, AOSE 2001, together with five invited survey articles. The book offers topical sections on societies and organizations, protocols and interaction frameworks, UML and agent systems, agent-oriented requirements capture and specification, and analysis and design.

Keywords

Agent Architectures Agent Technology Agent-Based Systems Cooperation Frameworks Coordination Formal Methods Mobile Agents Software Engineering Unified Modeling Language (UML) agent-oriented software engineering cognition design modeling multi-agent system software agent

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael J. Wooldridge
    • 1
  • Gerhard Weiß
    • 2
  • Paolo Ciancarini
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK
  2. 2.Technische Universität München, Institut für InformatikMünchenGermany
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Scienze dell’InformazioneUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-70657-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-43282-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-70657-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
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