Adaptive Mechanisms of Organizational Structures in Multi-agent Systems

  • Wang Zheng-guang
  • Liang Xiao-hui
  • Zhao Qin-ping
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4088)


Organizational adaptation is one of the key issues of organization and reorganization theories. As the result of environmental changes, organizations can change their internal structures or agents in the organizations can adjust their behaviors to achieve organizational objectives. In this paper, we focus on the characteristics of organizational structures and also analyze the notion of organizational stability and its changes resulted from the constraints of roles and their relations in the organizational structure. In the end, we give a formal specification of the adaptive mechanisms for organizational structures in details to meet dynamic environment requirements.


Organizational Structure Multiagent System Adaptive Mechanism Autonomous Agent Dependence Graph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wang Zheng-guang
    • 1
  • Liang Xiao-hui
    • 1
  • Zhao Qin-ping
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringBeihang UniversityP.R. China

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