An Aspect-Based Object-Oriented Model for Multi-Agent Systems

  title={An Aspect-Based Object-Oriented Model for Multi-Agent Systems},
  author={Alessandro F. Garcia and Carlos Jos{\'e} Pereira de Lucena},
This paper proposes an agent model from early stage of design that (i) describes structured integration of agents into the object model, (ii) incorporates flexible facilities to build different types of software agents, (iii) encourages the separation of agency properties and capabilities, (iv) provides explicit support for disciplined and transparent composition of agency properties and collaborative capabilities in complex software agents, and (v) allows the production of agent-based software… CONTINUE READING