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DESIRE: Modelling Multi-Agent Systems in a Compositional Formal Framework

Brazier, F. M. T., Dunin-Keplicz, B. M., Jennings, N. R. and Treur, J. (1997) DESIRE: Modelling Multi-Agent Systems in a Compositional Formal Framework Int. Journal of Cooperative Information Systems, 6, (1), pp. 67-94.

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This paper discussess an example of the application of a high-level modelling framework which enables both the specification and implementation of a system's conceptual design. This framework, DESIRE (framework for DEsign and Specification of Interacting REasoning components), explicitly models the knowledge, interaction, and coordination of complex tasks and reasoning capabilities in agent systems. For the application domain addressed in this paper, an operational multi-agent system which manages an electricity transportation network for a Spanish electricity utility, a comprehensible specification is presented.

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Published date: 1997
Keywords: Multi-agent system, modelling framework, compositional modelling
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity


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Date deposited: 03 Dec 2002
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:07

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Author: F. M. T. Brazier
Author: B. M. Dunin-Keplicz
Author: N. R. Jennings
Author: J. Treur

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