Julia Fix

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A review of recent theories of emotion indicates close interconnections between emotion and social norms in human societies. We consider the possibility of implementing these mutual influences in a multi-agent system in order to establish dynamic and flexible control structures. According to some theories, emotion plays a key role in establishing and(More)
This contribution investigates the function of emotion in relation to norms, both in natural and artificial societies. We illustrate that unintentional behavior can be normative and socially functional at the same time, thereby highlighting the role of emotion. Conceiving of norms as mental objects we then examine the role of emotion in maintaining and(More)
This contribution investigates the function of emotion in relation to social norms, both in natural and artificial societies. First, the authors briefly illustrate that norms as socially shared mental objects play a crucial role in the dynamics of social structures and social order, in natural societies as well as in artificial systems. Second, the authors(More)
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