Towards an Abstract Recursive Agent

 
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Giret, Adriana and Botti, Vicente (2004) Towards an Abstract Recursive Agent. Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, 11 (2). pp. 165-177. ISSN 1069-2509

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Abstract

Current business trends, policy markets, production requirements, etc., have created the need for integrating pre-existing Multi Agent Systems (MAS). In the agent-specialized literature, we have found very little work about agent architectures and methodologies that allow us to carry out recursive and dynamic analysis, design, and implementation of MASs. Several difficult challenges for automated systems can be tackled by giving full meaning to the agent concept: adopting a recursive definition of agents and allowing for the dynamic creation of agents by the agents themselves. In this work, we propose a definition of an abstract recursive agent and an initial formalization of its behaviour in terms of the behaviour of its constituent agents.

Deposited by Dr Adriana Giret on 01 December 2005

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