Developing Multi-agent Systems with JADE

  • Fabio Bellifemine
  • Agostino Poggi
  • Giovanni Rimassa
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1986)


JADE (Java Agent Development Framework) is a software framework to make easy the development of multi-agent applications in compliance with the FIPA specifications. JADE can then be considered a middle-ware that implements an efficient agent platform and supports the development of multi agent systems. JADE agent platform tries to keep high the performance of a distributed agent system implemented with the Java language. In particular, its communication architecture tries to offer flexible and efficient messaging, transparently choosing the best transport available and leveraging state-of-the-art distributed object technology embedded within Java runtime environment. JADE uses an agent model and Java implementation that allow good runtime efficiency, software reuse, agent mobility and the realization of different agent architectures.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabio Bellifemine
    • 1
  • Agostino Poggi
    • 2
  • Giovanni Rimassa
    • 1
  1. 1.CSELT S.p.A.TorinoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’InformazioneUniversity of ParmaParmaItaly

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