Perspectives on Organizations in Multi-agent Systems

  title={Perspectives on Organizations in Multi-agent Systems},
  author={Les Gasser},
The aim of this paper is to illustrate and sensitize reader to the variety of perspectives and the fundamental nature of organizations as stable/stabilizing systems and as multi-perspective action systems. Researchers have been explicitly thinking about MAS/DAI organizations and attempting to link formal (human) organization theory with MAS/DAI models for at least twenty years. Despite this, the idea of organizations has been a peripheral theme in MAS/DAI research---primarily a specific… CONTINUE READING
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