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A Sample Application of ADELFE Focusing on Analysis and Design The Mechanical Synthesis Problem

  • Davy Capera
  • Gauthier Picard
  • Marie-Pierre Gleizes
  • Pierre Glize
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3451)

Abstract

This paper aims at explaining how to follow an agent-oriented process to develop a multi-agent mechanism design system. ADELFE methodology is devoted to adaptive multi-agent systems in which adaptation is enabled by cooperative self-organization. Two main works are emphasized. First, the analysis leads to the agent identification by studying the interactions both between the system and its environment and within the system itself. Second, the different modules of the agents and their cooperative attitude are modeled during the design phase. Such an approach is promising, but raises some difficulties considering the notion of cooperation, which is discussed before concluding.

Keywords

Multiagent System Attachment Point Sample Application Trajectory Point Cooperative Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Davy Capera
    • 1
  • Gauthier Picard
    • 1
  • Marie-Pierre Gleizes
    • 1
  • Pierre Glize
    • 1
  1. 1.IRITUniversité Paul SabatierToulouse CedexFrance

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