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Dastani, Mehdi ; Grossi, Davide ; Meyer, John-Jules Ch. ; Tinnemeier, Nick

Normative Multi-Agent Programs and Their Logics

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Multi-agent systems are viewed as consisting of individual agents whose behaviors are regulated by an organization artefact. This paper presents a simplified version of a programming language that is designed to implement norm-based artefacts. Such artefacts are specified in terms of norms being enforced by monitoring, regimenting and sanctioning mechanisms. The syntax and operational semantics of the programming language are introduced and discussed. A logic is presented that can be used to specify and verify properties of programs developed in this language.

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  author =	{Dastani, Mehdi and Grossi, Davide and Meyer, John-Jules Ch. and Tinnemeier, Nick},
  title =	{{Normative Multi-Agent Programs and Their Logics}},
  booktitle =	{Programming Multi-Agent Systems},
  pages =	{1--16},
  series =	{Dagstuhl Seminar Proceedings (DagSemProc)},
  ISSN =	{1862-4405},
  year =	{2008},
  volume =	{8361},
  editor =	{Rafael Bordini and Mehdi Dastani and J\"{u}rgen Dix and Amal El Fallah-Seghrouchni},
  publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum f{\"u}r Informatik},
  address =	{Dagstuhl, Germany},
  URL =		{},
  URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-16374},
  doi =		{10.4230/DagSemProc.08361.9},
  annote =	{Keywords: Multi-agent systems, norms, agent-oriented programming}

Keywords: Multi-agent systems, norms, agent-oriented programming
Collection: 08361 - Programming Multi-Agent Systems
Issue Date: 2008
Date of publication: 04.11.2008

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