The objective of this chapter is to outline the computational framework of multi-agent e-business systems based on the human-centered approach. The title human-centered virtual machine encapsulates the integration of conceptual components of the human-centered e-business system development framework and the technology based artifacts used to realize the conceptual components at the computational level.
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