Operational specification of a commitment-based agent communication language

  title={Operational specification of a commitment-based agent communication language},
  author={Nicoletta Fornara and Marco Colombetti},
In this paper we propose an operational method to express the meaning of the messages exchanged among agents that interact in open environments. In an open environment, like for example the Internet, agents are usually designed by different constructors, so it is very important to define the meaning of a standard, widely accepted Agent Communication Language. We express the meaning of messages using the social notion of commitment. Commitments are defined operationally within an object-oriented… CONTINUE READING
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