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Author Cervenka, Radovan.

Title The Agent Modeling Language, AML : a comprehensive approach to modeling multi-agent systems / Radovan Cervenka, Ivan Trencansky
Published Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 355 pages) : illustrations
Series Whitestein series in software agent technologies and autonomic computing
Whitestein series in software agent technologies.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Overview -- 1.2 Goals of this Work -- 1.3 Outline of the Book -- Part I: Background Information -- 2 Survey on Agent-Oriented Modeling Languages -- 2.1 Gaia -- 2.2 AUML -- 2.3 MESSAGE -- 2.4 Tropos -- 2.5 MAS-ML -- 2.6 AOR -- 2.7 Summary of Today's MAS Modeling Languages -- 3 Requirements on a MAS Modeling Language -- Part II: Solution Summary -- 4 The AML Approach -- 4.1 The Purpose of AML -- 4.2 The Scope of AML -- 4.3 The Development of AML -- 4.4 AML Sources -- 4.5 The Language Architecture -- 5 Concepts of AML -- 5.1 Multi-Agent System -- 5.2 MAS Semi-entities and Entities -- 5.3 Structural Aspects -- 5.4 Social Aspects -- 5.5 MAS Deployment and Mobility -- 5.6 Behaviors -- 5.7 Mental Aspects -- 5.8 Ontologies -- 6 AML Modeling Mechanisms -- 6.1 Generic Modeling Mechanisms -- 6.2 Modeling Entity Types -- 6.3 Modeling Social Aspects -- 6.4 Modeling MAS Deployment and Mobility -- 6.5 Modeling Capabilities and Behavior Decomposition -- 6.6 Modeling Interactions -- 6.7 Modeling Mental Aspects -- 6.8 Modeling Ontologies -- 6.9 Modeling Contexts -- 7 Related Work -- 7.1 CASE Tool Support -- 7.2 Methodological Support -- 7.3 Practical Application of AML -- 7.4 Standardization Activities -- Part III: AML Specification -- 8 Extensions to Standard UML Notation -- 8.1 Stereotyped Classifier -- 8.2 ConnectableElement with a Stereotyped Type -- 8.3 Connector with a Stereotyped Type -- 8.4 Lifeline with a Stereotyped Type -- 8.5 Composed Lifelines in Communication Diagrams -- 8.6 ObjectNode with a Stereotyped Type -- 8.7 Bi-directional Dependencies -- 8.8 Internal Structure of ConnectableElements -- 9 Organization of the AML Specification -- 9.1 Overall AML Package Structure -- 9.2 Specification Structure -- 10 Architecture -- 10.1 Entities -- 10.2 Agents -- 10.3 Resources -- 10.4 Environments -- 10.5 Social Aspects -- 10.6 MAS Deployment -- 11 Behaviors -- 11.1 Basic Behaviors -- 11.2 Behavior Decomposition -- 11.3 Communicative Interactions -- 11.4 Services -- 11.5 Observations and Effecting Interactions -- 11.6 Mobility -- 12 Mental -- 12.1 Mental States -- 12.2 Beliefs -- 12.3 Goals -- 12.4 Plans -- 12.5 Mental Relationships -- 13 Ontologies -- 13.1 Basic Ontologies -- 14 Model Management -- 14.1 Contexts -- 15 UML Extension for AML -- 15.1 Extended Actor -- 15.2 Extended BehavioralFeature -- 15.3 Extended Behavior -- 16 Diagrams -- 16.1 Diagram Frames -- 16.2 Diagram Types -- 17 Extension of OCL -- 17.1 New Operators -- Part IV: Final Remarks -- 18 Conclusions -- 18.1 Context of the Work -- 18.2 Solution -- 18.3 Challenges -- 18.4 Results -- 18.5 Summary of Original Contribution -- 19 Further Work -- 19&#46
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-349) and index
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Subject Intelligent agents (Computer software)
Software engineering.
Programming languages (Electronic computers)
Form Electronic book
Author Trencansky, Ivan, 1943-
LC no. 2007923777
ISBN 9783764383961
3764383968
9783764383954 (paperback)
376438395X (paperback)
Other Titles AML, the Agent Modeling Language