Normative Industrial Symbiotic Networks: A Position Paper

  • Vahid YazdanpanahEmail author
  • Devrim Murat Yazan
  • W. Henk M. Zijm
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10207)


In this paper, we introduce a normative, multi-agent perspective on the field of industrial symbiosis research and propose normative institutions as a key technology for operating Industrial Symbiotic Networks (ISNs), both as a framework to represent and reason about dynamic behaviour of ISNs and as a platform for design and maintenance of such networks. We discuss the requirements of normative agent-based frameworks for ISNs with respect to agent interactions, joint commitments, and the organisation to monitor interactions in ISNs.



This research is funded by European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreement No. 680843.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vahid Yazdanpanah
    • 1
    Email author
  • Devrim Murat Yazan
    • 1
  • W. Henk M. Zijm
    • 1
  1. 1.University of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands

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