OBJECT-PROCESS METHODOLOGY APPLIED TO AGENT DESIGN

Zoheir Ezziane

Abstract

As computer systems become ever more complex, we need more powerful abstractions and metaphors to explain their operations. System development shows that designing and building agent systems is a difficult task, which is associated with building traditional distributed, concurrent systems. Understanding natural, artificial, and social systems requires a well-founded, yet intuitive methodology that is capable of modeling these complexities in a coherent, straightforward manner. Object-Process Methodology (OPM) is a system development and specification approach that combines the major system aspects (function, structure, and behavior), into an integrated single model. This paper will provide a paradigm for designing agent systems using the object-process methodology. It aims to identify design concepts, and to indicate how they interact with each other.

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Ezziane Z. (2004). OBJECT-PROCESS METHODOLOGY APPLIED TO AGENT DESIGN . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 455-462. DOI: 10.5220/0002657604550462


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@conference{iceis04,
author={Zoheir Ezziane},
title={OBJECT-PROCESS METHODOLOGY APPLIED TO AGENT DESIGN},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={455-462},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002657604550462},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - OBJECT-PROCESS METHODOLOGY APPLIED TO AGENT DESIGN
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Ezziane Z.
PY - 2004
SP - 455
EP - 462
DO - 10.5220/0002657604550462