The Case for a Reference Model for Agent-Based Systems

  title={The Case for a Reference Model for Agent-Based Systems},
  author={P. J. Modi and W. Regli and Israel Mayk},
  journal={IEEE Workshop on Distributed Intelligent Systems: Collective Intelligence and Its Applications (DIS'06)},
The current state of the art in agent technology sees that several implementations of agent frameworks exist. However, there is little agreement on the terms and concepts used to describe such systems, which is a significant barrier towards adoption of these technologies by industry, military and commercial entities. A clear definition of terms and concepts at an appropriate level of abstraction is needed to facilitate discussion, evaluation and adoption of these emerging agent technologies. In… CONTINUE READING