Self-organization in multi-agent systems

@article{Serugendo2005SelforganizationIM,
  title={Self-organization in multi-agent systems},
  author={Giovanna Di Marzo Serugendo and Marie-Pierre Gleizes and Anthony Karageorgos},
  journal={The Knowledge Engineering Review},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={165 - 189}
}
This paper is the synthesis of joint work realised in a technical forum group within the AgentLink III NoE framework, which elaborated on issues concerning self-organization and emergence in multi-agent systems (MAS). The work concluded on a common definition of the concepts of self-organization and emergence in MAS and the associated properties and characteristics. Also it developed towards an approach for selecting self-organization mechanisms using a number of selected reference case studies… 

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