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Methodologies and software engineering for agent systems. The agent-oriented software engineering handbook. With a foreword by Katia Sycara. (English) Zbl 1066.68107
Multiagent Systems, Artificial Societies, and Simulated Organizations 11. Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers (ISBN 1-4020-8057-3/hbk). xxx, 505 p. (2004).
Publisher’s description: With increasing acceptance of agent-based computing, a great deal of new research related to the identification and definition of suitable models, and techniques to support the development of complex MultiAgent Systems (MAS) has emerged. This research, generally identified as Agent-Oriented Software Engineering (AOSE), continually proposes new metaphors, new formal modeling approaches and techniques, and new developement methodologies and tools. The contributions in the present volume, written by leading international researchers, bring together these diverse research results and proposals. The book is separated into six parts, providing the reader with introductory material, concepts and techniques that already provide results for practical use, and research that is still more investigative in nature.
The articles of this volume will not be indexed individually.
68T05 Learning and adaptive systems in artificial intelligence
68N99 Theory of software
68-00 General reference works (handbooks, dictionaries, bibliographies, etc.) pertaining to computer science
68-06 Proceedings, conferences, collections, etc. pertaining to computer science