A Feature Analysis Framework for Evaluating Multi-agent System Development Methodologies

  • Quynh-Nhu Numi Tran
  • Graham Low
  • Mary-Anne Williams
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2871)


This paper proposes a comprehensive and multi-dimensional feature analysis framework for evaluating and comparing methodologies for developing multi-agent systems (MAS). Developed from a synthesis of various existing evaluation frameworks, the novelty of our framework lies in the high degree of its completeness and the relevance of its evaluation criteria. The paper also presents a pioneering effort in identifying the standard steps and concepts to be supported by a MAS-development process and models.


Multiagent System Relate Criterion Pioneer Effort Standard Step Development Lifecycle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Quynh-Nhu Numi Tran
    • 1
  • Graham Low
    • 1
  • Mary-Anne Williams
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Information Systems, Technology and ManagementThe University of New South WalesAustralia
  2. 2.Innovation and Technology Research Laboratory, Faculty of Information TechnologyUniversity of Technology SydneyAustralia

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