By Michael Wooldridgey, Paolo Ciancarini (auth.), Paolo Ciancarini, Michael J. Wooldridge (eds.)
One of crucial purposes for the present depth of curiosity in agent know-how is that the idea that of an agent, as an self sustaining method in a position to interacting with different brokers on the way to fulfill its layout ambitions, is a usual one for software program designers. simply as we will comprehend many platforms as being composed of basically passive gadgets, that have a nation and upon which we will be able to practice operations, that will comprehend many others as being made of interacting semi-autonomous brokers. This ebook brings jointly revised types of papers offered on the First foreign Workshop on Agent-Oriented software program Engineering, AOSE 2000, held in Limerick, eire, along with ICSE 2000, and a number of other invited papers. As a accomplished and powerfuble review of agent-oriented software program engineering, the publication addresses software program engineers attracted to the hot paradigm and expertise in addition to examine and improvement pros lively in agent technology.