Advertisement

Core Operatory Structures of Agent Societies

  • Antônio Carlos da Rocha Costa
Chapter

Abstract

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.

References

  1. 1.
    Costa, A.C.R.: SML – a society modeling language. Technical report, Tutorial presented at WESAAC 2017, São Paulo. Available on http://wesaac.c3.furg.br and on https://sites.google.com/site/foundationsofagentsocieties/Papers/2017 (2017)
  2. 16.
    Costa, A.C.R., Dimuro, G.P.: A minimal dynamical organization model. In: Dignum V. (ed.) Hanbook of Multi-Agent Systems: Semantics and Dynamics of Organizational Models, pp. 419–445. IGI Global, Hershey (2009)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 29.
    Costa, A.C.R., Dimuro, G.P.: An interactional characterization of the social functions. In: Proceedings of the BWSS 2010 – 2nd Brazilian Workshop on Social Simulation, Sío Bernando do Campo, SBC, pp. 105–117 (2010)Google Scholar
  4. 43.
    Piaget, J.: Essay on the theory of qualitative values in statict (‘synchronic’) sociology. In: Smith, L. (ed.) Sociological Studies, pp. 97–133. Routledge, London (1995)Google Scholar
  5. 64.
    Dimuro, G.P., Costa, A.C.R., Palazzo, L.A.M.: Systems of exchange values as tools for multi-agent organizations. J. Braz. Comput. Soc. 11, 31–50 (2005). (Special Issue on Agents’ Organizations)Google Scholar
  6. 65.
    Dimuro, G.P., da Rocha Costa, A.C.: Regulation of social exchanges in open MAS: the problem of reciprocal conversions between POMDPs and HMMs. In: Proceedings Workshop on Adaptive and Learning Agents – ALA 2012/AAMAS 2012, IFAAMAS, pp. 1–9 (2012)Google Scholar
  7. 66.
    Dimuro, G.P., Costa, A.C.R., Gonçcalves, L.V., Pereira, D.R.: Recognizing and learning models of social exchange strategies for the regulation of social interactions in open agent societies. J. Braz. Comput. Soc. 17, 143–161 (2011)MathSciNetCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 67.
    Costa, A.C.R., de Castilho, J.M.V., Claudio, D.: Towards a constructive notion of functionality. Cybern. Syst. 26, 443–480 (1993)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 68.
    O’Connor, T., Wong, H.Y.: Emergent properties. In: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Stanford University, Stanford (2015)Google Scholar
  10. 69.
    Mclaughlin, B.: Supervenience. In: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Stanford University, Stanford (2018). Available at: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/teleology-biology/ Google Scholar
  11. 70.
    Costa, A.C.R.: Relativistic ontological realism. Veritas 61, 306–336 (2016)CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

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

Personalised recommendations