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Designing and Implementing a Multi-Agent Architecture for Business Process Management

Norman, Timothy, Jennings, N. R., Faratin, P. and Mamdani, E. H., (1997) Designing and Implementing a Multi-Agent Architecture for Business Process Management Mueller, J. P., Wooldridge, M. J. and Jennings, N. R. (eds.) At Intelligent Agents III, Lectures Notes in Artificial Intelligence. , pp. 261-275.

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This paper presents a general multi-agent architecture for the management of business processes, and an agent design that has been implemented within such a system. The autonomy of the agents involved in the system is considered paramount. Therefore, for agents to agree on the distribution of problem solving effort within the system they must negotiate. The knowledge sharing and negotiation functions of such an agent are focused on in this paper.

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Published date: 1997
Venue - Dates: Intelligent Agents III, Lectures Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 1997-01-01
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity


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ORCID for Timothy Norman: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 03 Dec 2002
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:06

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Author: Timothy Norman ORCID iD
Author: N. R. Jennings
Author: P. Faratin
Author: E. H. Mamdani
Editor: J. P. Mueller
Editor: M. J. Wooldridge
Editor: N. R. Jennings

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