Agent-Oriented Software Engineering for Internet

  title={Agent-Oriented Software Engineering for Internet},
  author={ApplicationsFranco Zambonelli and Nicholas R. Jennings and Andrea Omicini and Michael Wooldridge},
The metaphors of autonomous agents and agent societies have the potential to make a signiicant impact on the processes of analysis, design, and development of complex software systems on the Internet. In this chapter, we concentrate predominantly on agent societies, and show how work on coordination models and technologies provides a powerful framework for the engineering of Internet-based, multi-agent systems. First, we introduce the concepts of agent, multi-agent system, and agent-oriented… CONTINUE READING