Issues in Agent-Oriented Software Engineering [chapter]

Jürgen Lind
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, I will discuss the conceptual foundation of agentoriented software development by relating the fundamental elements of the agentoriented view to those of other, well established programming paradigms, especially the object-oriented approach. Furthermore, I will motivate the concept of autonomy as the basic property of the agent-oriented school and discuss the development history of programming paradigms that lead to this perspective on software systems. The paper will be
more » ... by an outlook on how the new paradigm can change the way we think about software systems.
doi:10.1007/3-540-44564-1_3 fatcat:4xjskuxaqjakbf2yo7kxhdnvji