A Metamodel for Agents, Roles, and Groups

  title={A Metamodel for Agents, Roles, and Groups},
  author={James Odell and Marian H. Nodine and Renato Levy},
Societies need patterned behavior to exist. Large-scale agent societies may contain a diversity of agents, each with differing abilities and functionalities. When such an agent system is given a task, it must dynamically muster together a group of agents that collectively have the capability to accomplish the task. To do this, the agent society needs to be able to understand its agents and their potential interactions. This paper contains a proposed superstructure specification that defines the… CONTINUE READING
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