Towards a Component-Based Architecture for TeleAgents

  • Ockmer L. Oosthuizen
  • Elizabeth M. Ehlers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4078)

Abstract

The component-based design of software systems has long been recognised in the realm of software engineering as a method for building highly adaptable and maintainable software systems. This paper explores the principles behind software agent-orientated frameworks and the component-based design of software agents. The ideas and principles discussed are then used in the introduction of our AgentAssembly framework and its application to the component-based construction of TeleAgents.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ockmer L. Oosthuizen
    • 1
  • Elizabeth M. Ehlers
    • 1
  1. 1.Academy for Information TechnologyUniversity of Johannesburg, Auckland ParkAuckland ParkSouth Africa

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