An agent-based approach to component management

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dc.contributor.author Lillis, David
dc.contributor.author Collier, Rem
dc.contributor.author Dragone, Mauro
dc.contributor.author O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-22T14:38:16Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-22T14:38:16Z
dc.date.copyright 2009, International Foundation for Autonomous Agents en
dc.date.issued 2009-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1207
dc.description Eighth International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems, May, 10–15, 2009, Budapest en
dc.description.abstract This paper details the implementation of a software framework that aids the development of distributed and self-configurable software systems. This framework is an instance of a novel integration strategy called SoSAA (SOcially Situated Agent Architecture), which combines Component-Based Software Engineering and Agent-Oriented Software Engineering, drawing its inspiration from hybrid agent control architectures. The framework defines a complete construction process by enhancing a simple component-based framework with reasoning and self-awareness capabilities through a standardized interface. The capabilities of the resulting framework are demonstrated through its application to a non-trivial Multi Agent System (MAS). The system in question is a pre-existing Information Retrieval (IR) system that has not previously taken advantage of CBSE principles. In this paper we contrast these two systems so as to highlight the benefits of using this new hybrid approach. We also outline how component-based elements may be integrated into the Agent Factory agent-oriented application framework. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.uri Conference details en
dc.description.uri http://www.ifaamas.org/Proceedings/aamas09/ en
dc.format.extent 863560 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS) en
dc.relation.ispartof Decker ...et al. (eds.). Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2009) en
dc.subject.lcsh Distributed artificial intelligence en
dc.subject.lcsh Software engineering en
dc.subject.lcsh Multiagent systems
dc.title An agent-based approach to component management en
dc.type Conference Publication en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://www.ifaamas.org/Proceedings/aamas09/pdf/01_Full%20Papers/08_45_FP_0658.pdf en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Lillis|David|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Collier|Rem|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Dragone|Mauro|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor O'Hare|G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)|aut|


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