A Multi-Agent System for Emergent Process Management

  • John Debenham
Conference paper


A multi-agent system manages emergent business processes. The agents in this system all have the same generic architecture. The generic agent architecture is a three-layer BDI, hybrid, multi-agent architecture. The architecture copes with plans whose goals develop and mutate. The agents in the system choose their course of action on the basis of estimates of the likelihood of a choice leading to success, and on estimates of the time, cost and value of making a choice.


Business Process Success Condition Process Instance Agent Architecture Emergent Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Debenham
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  1. 1.Computing SciencesUniversity of TechnologySydneyAustralia

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