Constitutive and Regulative Specifications of Commitment Protocols: A Decoupled Approach (Extended Abstract)

  title={Constitutive and Regulative Specifications of Commitment Protocols: A Decoupled Approach (Extended Abstract)},
  author={Matteo Baldoni and Cristina Baroglio and Elisa Marengo and Viviana Patti},
Interaction protocols play a fundamental role in multiagent systems. In this work, after analyzing the trends that are emerging not only from research on multiagent interaction protocols but also from neighboring fields, like research on workflows and business processes, we propose a novel definition of commitment-based interaction protocols, that is characterized by the decoupling of the constitutive and the regulative specifications and that explicitly foresees a representation of the latter… CONTINUE READING
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