Situated Artificial Institution to Support Advanced Regulation in the Field of Crisis Management

  • Maiquel De BritoEmail author
  • Lauren Thevin
  • Catherine Garbay
  • Olivier Boissier
  • Jomi F. Hübner
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9086)


This paper highlights the use of Situated Artificial Institution (SAI) within an hybrid, interactive, normative multi-agent system to regulate human collaboration in crisis management. Norms regulate the actions of human actors based on the dynamics of the environment in which they are situated. This dynamics result both from environment evolution and actors actions. Our objective is to couple norms to environment state to provide a context aware crisis regulation. Introducing a constitutive level between environmental and normative states provides a loosely coupling of norms with the environment. Norms are thus no more referring to environmental facts but to status functions, i.e. institutional interpretation of environmental facts through constitutive rules. We present how this declarative and distinct SAI modelling succeeds in managing the interpretation of the events while taking into account organizational context.


Situated Artificial Institutions Normative system Tangible interaction Crisis management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maiquel De Brito
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lauren Thevin
    • 2
  • Catherine Garbay
    • 2
  • Olivier Boissier
    • 3
  • Jomi F. Hübner
    • 1
  1. 1.PPGEAS/Federal University of Santa CatarinaFlorianópolisBrazil
  2. 2.LIG/Université de GrenobleGrenobleFrance
  3. 3.Laboratoire Hubert Curien UMR CNRS 5516, Institut Henri Fayol, MINES Saint-EtienneSaint-EtienneFrance

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