On the Interplay of Crosscutting and MAS-Specific Styles

  • Ambra Molesini
  • Alessandro Garcia
  • Christina Chavez
  • Thais Batista
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4758)


This paper presents a systematic case study that analyzes the influence exerted by different styles over the nature of architectural crosscutting concerns in an evolving multi-agent system. The analysis encompassed the systematic comparison of alternative architecture decompositions for the same application that changed over time to address different stakeholders’ concerns.


Architectural Style Exception Handling Error Handling Architectural Description Tuple Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ambra Molesini
    • 1
  • Alessandro Garcia
    • 2
  • Christina Chavez
    • 3
  • Thais Batista
    • 4
  1. 1.Alma Mater Studiorum-Università di BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Lancaster UniversityUK
  3. 3.UFBA-Universidade Federal de BahiaBrazil
  4. 4.UFRN-Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do NorteBrazil

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