A Model for the Structural, Functional, and Deontic Specification of Organizations in Multiagent Systems

  • Jomi Fred Hübner
  • Jaime Simão Sichman
  • Olivier Boissier
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2507)

Abstract

A Multiagent System (MAS) that explicitly represents its organization normally focuses either on the functioning or the structure of this organization. However, addressing both aspects is a prolific approach when one wants to design or describe a MAS organization. The problem is to define these aspects in such a way that they can be both assembled in a single coherent specification. The ℳOISE+ model — described here through a soccer team example — intends to be a step in this direction since the organization is seen under three points of view: structural, functional, and deontic.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jomi Fred Hübner
    • 1
  • Jaime Simão Sichman
    • 1
  • Olivier Boissier
    • 2
  1. 1.LTI / EP / USPSão Paulo, SP
  2. 2.SMA / SIMMO / ENSM.SESaint-Etienne CedexFrance

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