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Model Driven Engineering for Designing Adaptive Multi-Agents Systems

  • Sylvain Rougemaille
  • Frédéric Migeon
  • Christine Maurel
  • Marie-Pierre Gleizes
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4995)

Abstract

A challenge for our days is to provide new efficient CASE (Computer Aided Software Engineering) tools enabling MAS designers towards Model Driven Engineering (MDE) approaches. The goal of MDE is to improve the development process and the quality of the software produced. Our work focuses on two different aspects of MAS. The functional one, which is application dependent and close to the decision process of agents, and the operational one related to elementary capabilities of agents. For each point of view, we have defined specific meta-models. Our goal in this paper is to provide a mapping from the functional meta-model to the operational that constitutes a specific platform model. As we are interested in adaptive systems, we have to deal with adaptation both at the agent and the system level. We address this problem by respectively using the JavAct flexible architecture and the Adaptive MAS principles.

Keywords

Model Transformation Operational Adaptation Functional Adaptation Eclipse Modeling Framework Model Drive Engineer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sylvain Rougemaille
    • 1
  • Frédéric Migeon
    • 1
  • Christine Maurel
    • 1
  • Marie-Pierre Gleizes
    • 1
  1. 1.IRIT – Paul Sabatier UniversityToulouse, Cedex 9France

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