MOISE: An Organizational Model for Multi-agent Systems

  • Mahdi Hannoun
  • Olivier Boissier
  • Jaime S. Sichman
  • Claudette Sayettat
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1952)

Abstract

This paper proposes an organizational model for a multi- agent system. This model is based on three major concepts: the roles which constrain the individual behaviors of the agents, the organizatio- nal links that regulate the social exchanges between these agents and the groups which constrain the layout of agents involved in strong in- teractions. This model is illustrated throughout the exploration and the management of the administrative tasks of an educational master trai- ning with intelligent agent assistants.

Keywords

Multi-Agent System Organization Role Organizational link Group 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mahdi Hannoun
    • 1
  • Olivier Boissier
    • 1
  • Jaime S. Sichman
    • 2
  • Claudette Sayettat
    • 1
  1. 1.Multi-Agent Systems GroupÉcole Nat. Sup. des MinesSaint-EtienneFrance
  2. 2.Dept. Engenharia de Computação e Sistemas DigitaisLaboratório de Técnicas InteligentesBrasil

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