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ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2007

Introduction to the special issue: The AgentLink III technical forums
Paolo Petta, Andrea Omicini, Terry Payne, Peter McBurney
Article No.: 12
DOI: 10.1145/1293731.1293732

This article introduces the special issue of ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems devoted to research papers arising from the three Technical Forum Group meetings held in 2004 and 2005 that were organized and sponsored by the...

Awareness in collaborative ubiquitous environments: The Multilayered Multi-Agent Situated System approach
Marco P. Locatelli, Giuseppe Vizzari
Article No.: 13
DOI: 10.1145/1293731.1293733

Collaborative Ubiquitous Environments (CUEs) are environments that support collaboration among persons in a context of ubiquitous computing. This article shows how results of the research in the Multi-Agent System (MAS) area, and in particular on...

A Framework for Web service negotiation
Shamimabi Paurobally, Valentina Tamma, Michael Wooldrdige
Article No.: 14
DOI: 10.1145/1293731.1293734

In a survey on the theory and practice of agent system deployment, conducted by the AgentLink workgroup on networked agents, it was found that there are an increasing number of initiatives for the migration of agents research towards new Internet...

Specifying protocols for multi-agent systems interaction
Stefan Poslad
Article No.: 15
DOI: 10.1145/1293731.1293735

Multi-Agent-Systems or MAS represent a powerful distributed computing model, enabling agents to cooperate and complete with each other and to exchange both semantic content and a semantic context to more automatically and accurately interpret the...

High variability design for software agents: Extending Tropos
Loris Penserini, Anna Perini, Angelo Susi, John Mylopoulos
Article No.: 16
DOI: 10.1145/1293731.1293736

Many classes of distributed applications, including e-business, e-government, and ambient intelligence, consist of networking infrastructures, where the nodes (peers)—be they software components, human actors or organizational...

Reviewers 2007

Article No.: 17
DOI: 10.1145/1293731.1293737