Agent-Based Nonlocal Social Systems: Neurodynamic Oscillations Approach

  • Darius Plikynas
  • Saulius Masteika
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8531)


This work addresses a conceptual problem – the lack of a multidisciplinary connecting paradigm, which could link fragmented research in the fields of neuroscience, artificial intelligence (AI), multi-agent systems (MAS) and social simulation domains. The need for a common multidisciplinary research framework arises essentially because these fields share a common object of investigation and simulation, i.e. individual and collective behavior. Based on the proposed conceptually novel social neuroscience paradigm (OSIMAS), we envisage social systems emerging from the coherent neurodynamical processes taking place in the individual mind-fields. For the experimental validation of the biologically inspired OSIMAS paradigm we have designed a framework of EEG based experiments. Some benchmark EEG tests for the chosen mind states have been provided in the current paper.


oscillating agent group neurodynamics social neuroscience multiagent systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Darius Plikynas
    • 1
  • Saulius Masteika
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Research and Development CenterKazimieras Simonavicius UniversityVilniusLithuania
  2. 2.Department of Informatics, Faculty of HumanitiesVilnius UniversityKaunasLithuania

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