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Agent Communication II

International Workshops on Agent Communication, AC 2005 and AC 2006, Utrecht, Netherlands, July 25, 2005, and Hakodate, Japan, May 9, 2006, Selected and Revised Papers

  • Editors
  • Frank P. M. Dignum
  • Rogier M. van Eijk
  • Roberto Flores
Conference proceedings AC 2006, AC 2005

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3859)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 3859)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Section I: Semantics of Agent Communication

    1. Vincent Louis, Thierry Martinez
      Pages 1-14
    2. Guido Boella, Rossana Damiano, Joris Hulstijn, Leendert van der Torre
      Pages 30-44
    3. Shakil M. Khan, Yves Lespérance
      Pages 45-60
  3. Section II: Commitments in Agent Communication

    1. Mario Verdicchio, Marco Colombetti
      Pages 61-75
    2. Guillaume Muller, Laurent Vercouter
      Pages 109-123
    3. Jason Heard, Rob Kremer
      Pages 124-135
    4. Ashok U. Mallya, Munindar P. Singh
      Pages 136-149
  4. Section III: Protocols and Strategies

    1. Leila Amgoud, Souhila Kaci
      Pages 150-163
    2. Jurriaan van Diggelen, Edwin D. de Jong, Marco A. Wiering
      Pages 164-180
    3. Jurriaan van Diggelen, Robbert Jan Beun, Frank Dignum, Rogier M. van Eijk, John-Jules Meyer
      Pages 181-195
    4. Felix Fischer, Michael Rovatsos, Gerhard Weiss
      Pages 211-226
    5. Henk-Jan Lebbink, Cilia Witteman, John-Jules Meyer
      Pages 227-242
    6. Ioan Alfred Letia, Raluca Vartic
      Pages 243-257
  5. Section IV: Reliability and Overhearing

About these proceedings


Although everyone recognizes communication as a central concept in mul- agents, many no longer see agent communication as a research topic. Unf- tunately there seems to be a tendency to regard communication as a kind of information exchange that can easily be covered using the standard FIPA ACL. However, the papers in this volume show that research in agent communication is far from ?nished. If we want to develop the full potential of multi-agent s- tems, agent communication should also develop to a level beyond parameter or value passing as is done in OO approaches! In this book we present the latest collection of papers around the topic of agentcommunication.Thecollectioncomprisesofthebestpapersfromtheagent communication workshops of 2005 and 2006, enriched with a few revised agent communication papers from the AAMAS conference. Due to some unfortunate circumstances the proceedings of the 2005 workshop were delayed, but it gave us the opportunity to join the best papers of the 2006 edition to this volume. Together these papers give a very good overview of the state of the art in this areaofresearchandgiveagoodindicationofthetopicsthatareofmajorinterest at the moment.


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Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Agent Communication II
  • Book Subtitle International Workshops on Agent Communication, AC 2005 and AC 2006, Utrecht, Netherlands, July 25, 2005, and Hakodate, Japan, May 9, 2006, Selected and Revised Papers
  • Editors Frank Dignum
    Rogier van Eijk
    Roberto Flores
  • Series Title Lecture Notes in Computer Science
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-540-68142-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-540-68143-4
  • Series ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series E-ISSN 1611-3349
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 303
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Artificial Intelligence
    Computer Communication Networks
    Software Engineering
    Logics and Meanings of Programs
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