Multi-Agent System Development Based on Organizations

Estefania Argente, Vicente Julian, Vicente Botti
2006 Electronical Notes in Theoretical Computer Science  
Organizational models have been recently used in agent theory for modeling coordination in open systems and to ensure social order in multi-agent system applications. In this paper, we propose the employment of Organization Theory for the analysis and design of multiagent systems. Thus, we first discuss the current state of the art of organization-oriented multiagent system methods, placing emphasis on their organizational features. We also review human organizational structures, and we propose
more » ... res, and we propose several guidelines for implementing agent organizations by means of Organization Theory. Our final aim is to employ well-known human organizational structures to develop multiagent systems.
doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2006.03.005 fatcat:vlgehwnwjjfetdgptbl4sw5iha