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SNet: A Modeling and Simulation Environment for Agent Networks Based on i* and ConGolog

  • Günter Gans
  • Gerhard Lakemeyer
  • Matthias Jarke
  • Thomas Vits
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2348)

Abstract

SNet is a prototype environment supporting the representation and dynamic evaluation of designs for social networks comprising human, hardware, and software agents. The environment employs metadata management technology to integrate an extended version of the i* formalism for static network modeling with the ConGolog logic-based activity simulator. The paper defines the formal mappings necessary to achieve the integration and describes an operational prototype demonstration. SNet’s intended application domain is requirements management and mediation support for inter-organizational and embedded process systems, as well as simulation support for inter-organizational studies e.g. in hightech entrepreneurship networks.

Keywords

Agent Network Concurrent Execution Primitive Action Situation Calculus Executable Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Günter Gans
    • 1
  • Gerhard Lakemeyer
    • 1
  • Matthias Jarke
    • 1
    • 2
  • Thomas Vits
    • 1
  1. 1.Informatik VRWTH AachenAachenGermany
  2. 2.Fraunhofer FITSankt AugustinGermany

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