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SONAR/OREDI: A Tool for Creation and Deployment of Organisation Models

  • Endri Deliu
  • Michael Köhler-Bußmeier
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6251)

Abstract

The need for handling the increasing complexity in software systems has allowed the introduction and establishment of an organisational paradigm as an alternative in software modelling and development. Especially within the multi-agent systems community, organisational concepts are enjoying increasing popularity for efficiently structuring multi-agent behaviour. Organisational specifications and their implementation as multi-agent systems lack however a streamlined transition between each other. In this paper we address this problem by introducing a software tool capable of creating and editing organisation models as well as deploying such models as multi-agent systems. The tool is built on Sonar, a formal organisational specification based on Petri nets. By unifying in one tool the organisational specification and deployment process quick reaction cycles to incremental changes of system design become possible.

Keywords

Multiagent System Open Position Virtual Enterprise Organisation Agent Team Formation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Endri Deliu
    • 1
  • Michael Köhler-Bußmeier
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HamburgHamburgGermany

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