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Design of a Peer-to-Peer Information Sharing MAS Using MOBMAS (Ontology-Centric Agent Oriented Methodology)

  • N. Tran
  • G. Beydoun
  • G. Low

Most existing agent-oriented methodologies ignore system extensibility, interoperability and reusability issues. In light of this, we have developed MOBMAS – a “Methodology for Ontology-Based MASs” which makes use of ontologies as a central modeling tool, utilising their roles in facilitating interoperability and reusability. As part of an ongoing validation of MOBMAS, we demonstrate in this paper its use on a peer-to-peer (P2P) community-based information sharing application. MOBMAS is used by an experienced software developer, who is not an author of the methodology, to guide the development of the P2P application.

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User Query Ontology Model History Manager Agent Class Agent Goal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Tran
    • 1
  • G. Beydoun
    • 1
  • G. Low
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information Management and Technology ManagementUniversity of New South WalesAustralia

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