Artificial Social Intelligence in MAS: From Swarms to Electronic Institutions

  • Esteve del Acebo
Part of the Whitestein Series in Software Agent Technologies and Autonomic Computing book series (WSSAT)


Artificial Social Intelligence (ASI) studies ways to model and im plement the skills that allow agents to cope with their social environment in an efficient manner. This study has to play a major role in MAS research and development in the years to come and can be tackled from different points of view depending upon the kind of social environment under consideration, the nature of the modeled social phenomena and the characteristics and ca pabilities of the individual agents involved. This chapter presents the research work of the Social Intelligence cluster of AgentCities.ES concerning two fields as diverse but as strongly related to Artificial Social Intelligence as Swarm Intelligence and Electronic Institutions.


Multiagent System Autonomous Agent Intelligent Agent Swarm Intelligence Social Intelligence 
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  • Esteve del Acebo
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  1. 1.ARLAB groupUniversitat de GironaGironaSpain

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