Generalised Object-Oriented Concepts for Inter-agent Communication

  title={Generalised Object-Oriented Concepts for Inter-agent Communication},
  author={Rogier M. van Eijk and Frank S. de Boer and Wiebe van der Hoek and John-Jules Ch. Meyer},
In this paper, we describe a framework to program open societ ies of concurrently operating agents. The agents maintain a sub jective theory about their environment and interact with each other via a communi cation mechanism suited for the exchange of information, which is a generalis ation of the traditional rendez-vous communication mechanism from the object-orie nted programming paradigm. Moreover, following object-oriented programmi ng, agents are grouped into agent classes according to… CONTINUE READING
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