This article provides an overview of the fundamentals related to agent-oriented paradigm and Multi Agent Systems (MASs). Specifically, in the first part, the definition of agent and its main features are reported. The second section discusses multi-agent systems and their main features by focusing on the concepts of automation, coordination, norms and emerging behavior which characterize a MAS. Finally, in the sections third and forth, two main ways to approach and use such paradigm for developing respectively agent-based simulations and agent-based software, by breaking down the leading and most renowned reference software platforms, are discussed.

Intelligent agents: Multi-agent systems / Garro, A.; Muhlhauser, M.; Tundis, A.; Baldoni, M.; Baroglio, C.; Bergenti, F.; Torroni, P.. - STAMPA. - 1-3(2018), pp. 315-320. [10.1016/B978-0-12-809633-8.20328-2]

Intelligent agents: Multi-agent systems

Bergenti F.;
2018

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This article provides an overview of the fundamentals related to agent-oriented paradigm and Multi Agent Systems (MASs). Specifically, in the first part, the definition of agent and its main features are reported. The second section discusses multi-agent systems and their main features by focusing on the concepts of automation, coordination, norms and emerging behavior which characterize a MAS. Finally, in the sections third and forth, two main ways to approach and use such paradigm for developing respectively agent-based simulations and agent-based software, by breaking down the leading and most renowned reference software platforms, are discussed.
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