The Open Agent Architecture: A Framework for Building Distributed Software Systems

@article{Martin1999TheOA,
  title={The Open Agent Architecture: A Framework for Building Distributed Software Systems},
  author={David L. Martin and Adam Cheyer and Douglas B. Moran},
  journal={Applied Artificial Intelligence},
  year={1999},
  volume={13},
  pages={91-128}
}
The Open Agent Architecture (OAA), developed and used for several years at SRI International, makes it possible for software services to be provided through the cooperative e orts of distributed collections of autonomous agents. Communication and cooperation between agents are brokered by one or more facilitators, which are responsible for matching requests, from users and agents, with descriptions of the capabilities of other agents. Thus, it is not generally required that a user or agent know… CONTINUE READING
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