Core Operatory Structures of Agent Societies

  • Antônio Carlos da Rocha Costa


We call core operatory structure of an agent society the structure composed of:
  • the network of observable behaviors and exchange processes existent in the organizational structure of the society, with the behaviors and exchange processes indexed by the social actors that perform them;

  • the hierarchically recursive structure under which such social actors are implemented in that organizational structure;

  • the set of interactional functions that those social actors perform for each other, together with the set of interactional functions performed between those social actors and the agent society itself, taken as a whole.


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  • Antônio Carlos da Rocha Costa
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  1. 1.Fundação Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG)Rio GrandeBrazil

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