Knowledge Sharing Between Agents in a Transitioning Organization

  • Eric Matson
  • Raj Bhatnagar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4870)


People that interact within a cooperative organization must constantly exchange information on the details of the organization as well as the goals the organization exists to meet. Agent organizations must share knowledge if they are to cooperatively act in the solution of some set of defined goals. The manner in which they share and when they share information varies. In this paper, we present the process to share organization information during the process of transition from one organization state to the next. Some organization models choose to vary the information known between two agents, in relation to the organization. A key element of organization success is that all members operate with the same information so as not to cause divergence in action or purpose.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Matson
    • 1
    • 2
  • Raj Bhatnagar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringWright State UniversityDaytonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA

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