Agent-Oriented Software Engineering

First International Workshop, AOSE 2000 Limerick, Ireland, June 10, 2000 Revised Papers

  • Paolo Ciancarini
  • Michael J. Wooldridge
Conference proceedings AOSE 2000

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1957)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Conceptual Foundations

    1. Michael Wooldridgey, Paolo Ciancarini
      Pages 1-28
    2. Michael N. Huhns
      Pages 29-44
    3. Charles Petrie
      Pages 59-75
  3. UML for AOSE

    1. *Bernhard Bauer, *Jörg P. Müller, +James Odell
      Pages 91-103
    2. Ralph Depke, Reiko Heckel, Jochen Malte Küster
      Pages 105-119
    3. James J. Odell, H. Van Dyke Parunak, Bernhard Bauer
      Pages 121-140
  4. On the Identification of Agents in the Design of Production Control Systems

    1. Stefan Bussmann, Nicholas R., Michael Wooldridge
      Pages 141-162
  5. Methodologies for AO Analysis and Design

    1. Elizabeth A. Kendall
      Pages 163-169
    2. Simon Miles, Mike Joy, Michael Luck
      Pages 171-183
    3. Mark F. Wood, Scott A. DeLoach
      Pages 207-221
    4. Nobukazu Yoshioka, Yasuyuki Tahara, Akihiko Ohsuga, Shinichi Honiden
      Pages 223-234
    5. Franco Zambonelli, Nicholas R. Jennings, Michael Wooldridge
      Pages 235-251
  6. Reuse

    1. Catholijn M. Jonker, Jan Treur, Wieke de Vries
      Pages 253-267
  7. Applications and Experiences

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 323-323

About these proceedings


One of the most important reasons for the current intensity of interest in agent technology is that the concept of an agent, as an autonomous system capable of interacting with other agents in order to satisfy its design objectives, is a natural one for software designers. Just as we can understand many systems as being composed of essentially passive objects, which have a state and upon which we can perform operations, so we can understand many others as being made up of interacting semi-autonomous agents. This book brings together revised versions of papers presented at the First International Workshop on Agent-Oriented Software Engineering, AOSE 2000, held in Limerick, Ireland, in conjunction with ICSE 2000, and several invited papers. As a comprehensive and competent overview of agent-oriented software engineering, the book addresses software engineers interested in the new paradigm and technology as well as research and development professionals active in agent technology.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Paolo Ciancarini
    • 1
  • Michael J. Wooldridge
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information ScienceUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-41594-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-44564-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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