V-MAS: A Video Conference Multiagent System

  • Alma Gómez-Rodríguez
  • Juan C. González-Moreno
  • Loxo Lueiro-Astray
  • Rubén Romero-González
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 55)


In this work an original case study corresponding to a new multiagent system implementation is presented. The built system is a distributed videoconferencing software which is integrated in an e-learning environment. The system provides the user with specific functionalities including storage of data and multiple profile management. It has been developed following a well know multiagent methodology: INGENIAS and implemented using the Java Multimedia Framework. The use of the system in a university domain has yield to promising results. Moreover, the software has been designed in an open way resulting in a portable system, which can be used in other domains different form e-learning such as e-Health-care or e-Business.


Video conference Multiagent Systems INGENIAS Methodology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alma Gómez-Rodríguez
    • 1
  • Juan C. González-Moreno
    • 1
  • Loxo Lueiro-Astray
    • 1
  • Rubén Romero-González
    • 1
  1. 1.Dpto. de InformáticaUniversity of VigoOurenseSpain

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