An Architecture for Modeling Internet-Based Collaborative Agent Systems

@inproceedings{Flores2000AnAF,
  title={An Architecture for Modeling Internet-Based Collaborative Agent Systems},
  author={Roberto A. Flores and Robert C. Kremer and Douglas H. Norrie},
  booktitle={Agents Workshop on Infrastructure for Multi-Agent Systems},
  year={2000}
}
This paper describes an architecture for modeling cooperating systems of communicating agents. The authors' goal is not that of providing a framework to implement multi-agents systems (there are tools--such as CORBA, Java and DCOM--that do an excellent job on that), but rather to provide an architectural metaphor upon which collaborative multi-agent systems could be modeled. The approach is based on requirements defined with a practical view of the communicational and resource-oriented nature… 
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