ROMAS Methodology

  • Emilia Garcia
  • Adriana Giret
  • Vicente BottiEmail author


This chapter presents the ROMAS methodology. ROMAS is an agent-oriented methodology that guides developers on the analysis and design of regulated open multiagent systems. These kinds of systems are composed of heterogeneous and autonomous agents and institutions, which may need to coexist in a complex social and legal framework that can evolve to address the different and often conflicting objectives of the many stakeholders involved. Contracts and norms are used to formalize the normative context and to establish restrictions on the entities’ behaviors.


Work Product Domain Expert Social Contract Operational Objective Global Objective 
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This work is partially supported by the TIN2008-04446, TIN2009-13839-C03-01, PROMETEO 2008/051 projects, CONSOLIDER INGENIO 2010 under grant CSD2007-00022 and FPU grant AP2007-01276 awarded to Emilia Garcia.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universitat Politecnica de ValenciaValenciaSpain

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