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Dynamic Composition of Electronic Institutions for Teamwork

  • Mario Gómez
  • Enric Plaza
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4870)

Abstract

We present a framework for teamwork based on a requirement’s driven dynamic composition approach to electronic institutions, which builds on an existing formalism for agent-mediated electronic institutions. In the presented framework, agent teams are designed and deployed on-the-fly so as to met the requirements of the problem at hand. The result is a new form of electronic institution that is created dynamically out of existing components to provide ad-hoc communication and coordination support for teamwork. This approach combines a requirements driven configuration of a team in terms of the structure, competencies and knowledge required (team design) to fulfill problem requirements; and a dynamic negotiation of the communication and coordination components to use for every team role (team formation).

Keywords

Multiagent System Communication Protocol Team Formation Operational Description Electronic Institution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Gómez
    • 1
  • Enric Plaza
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computing ScienceUniversity of Aberdeen 
  2. 2.Artificial Intelligence Research InstituteSpanish National Research Council 

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