\(\mathcal{S-M}oise^{+}\): A Middleware for Developing Organised Multi-agent Systems

  • Jomi Fred Hübner
  • Jaime Simão Sichman
  • Olivier Boissier
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3913)

Abstract

The Multi-agent Systems (MAS) area, while concerning heterogeneous and open systems, has evolved towards the specification of global constraints that agents are supposed to follow. A subset of these constraints are known as organisation of the MAS. This paper describes a software implementation, called \(\mathcal{S-M}oise^{+}\), that tries to fill the gap between the organisational constraints and the agents autonomy. This software ensures that all agents will follow the organisation without requiring that they are developed in a specific language or architecture.

Keywords

Multi-agent Systems MAS organisations Engineering organisations for MAS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jomi Fred Hübner
    • 1
  • Jaime Simão Sichman
    • 2
  • Olivier Boissier
    • 3
  1. 1.GIA / DSC / FURBBlumenauBrazil
  2. 2.LTI / EP / USPSão PauloBrazil
  3. 3.SMA / G2I / ENSM.SESaint-Etienne CedexFrance

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