Gaia Agents Implementation through Models Transformation

  • Nikolaos Spanoudakis
  • Pavlos Moraitis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5925)


Gaia is a well-known Agent Oriented Software Engineering (AOSE) methodology. The emerging Model-Driven Engineering (MDE) paradigm encourages software modelers to automate the transition of one type of software model to another and eventually the code generation process. Towards this end we define a process for transforming the Gaia roles model liveness formulas to statecharts. This achievement on one hand allows the modeler to work on detailed agent design and permits, on the other hand, to automatically generate an agent’s code using any one of the statecharts-based tools in the market.


Agent Oriented Software Engineering Statecharts Gaia methodology Model Driven Engineering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nikolaos Spanoudakis
    • 1
    • 2
  • Pavlos Moraitis
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept of SciencesTechnical University of CreteChaniaGreece
  2. 2.Laboratory of Informatics Paris Descartes (LIPADE)Paris Descartes UniversityParis Cedex 06France

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