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By Emmanuel Adam, René Mandiau (auth.), Paolo Giorgini, Brian Henderson-Sellers, Michael Winikoff (eds.)

Thisproceedingsvolumeofthe5thAOISWorkshopisanopportunityforlooking again at ?ve years of organizing AOIS workshops. What did we in attaining with the AOIS workshop sequence? the place have been we ?ve years in the past, the place are we now? Did ourthemeimpactontheinformationsystems?eldinthewaythatwehadhoped for? AOIS workshops have taken position in Seattle, Heidelberg, Stockholm, Austin, Montr´ eal, Interlaken, Toronto, Bologna, Melbourne, and Chicago, continuously in c- junction with a tremendous convention on both multiagent platforms in arti?cial - telligence (AI/MAS) or info platforms (IS). we've got attempted to innovate in protecting those workshops as biconference occasions (each 12 months AOIS held wo- store occasions, one at an AI/MAS convention and one at an IS conference), in addition to utilizing the AOIS website as a medium for communique between researchers. So, definitely, now we have reached a large viewers of researchers worldwide from either the AI/MAS and IS groups. yet did we additionally be capable to increase a devoted AOIS group? 5 years in the past, we wrote: “Agent strategies may essentially regulate the character of knowledge structures of the long run, and the way we construct them, very similar to established research, ER modeling, and Object-Orientation has caused basic adjustments in IS perform. ” in fact, a interval of ?ve years is just too brief for comparing the luck or failure of a brand new scienti?c paradigm. yet nonetheless we may well realize that whereas such a lot IS meetings in the meantime checklist brokers as one among their many most well-liked themes, agent-orientation is mostly now not thought of to be a primary IS paradigm.

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There is no guarantee about the quality of a service provided by any agent or the suitability of a referral it offers. Hence, we do not assume that any agent should necessarily be trusted by others. 1 Referrals-Based Protocol When an agent anticipates the need for a service, the agent begins to look for a trustworthy provider for the specified service. The agent queries some other agents from among its neighbours, which are a small subset of the agent’s acquaintances. A queried agent may offer its principal to perform the specified service or may give referrals to agents of other principals.

When this policy is in effect, we observe that the cache quality of the system varies randomly. Hence, we consider a more efficient policy which uses the quality of each entry before deciding the entry to be replaced. This quality based replacement policy replaces the entry with the least quality if the quality of the entry to be added is higher than the least one. When this policy is used, we observe that with more replacements the overall quality of the cache improves. Fidelity: This threshold value is used in looking up the cache for a matching query.

Delisle, S. Applying a New Multidimentional Framework to the Evaluation of Multiagent System Methodologies. International Symposium on Information Systems and Engineering (ISE 2002), San Diego (California, USA), Simulation Series, vol. 34, n° 2 (2002) 37-44. 14. 5, (formal/03-03-01) (2001) OMG 15. L. Technology. SADT, un langage pour communiquer. Eyrolles, Paris, (1989). 16. , Charbonnel G. La méthode OSS AD, pour maîtriser les technologies de l’information. Tome 1: principes. Les éditions d’organisation, Paris, (1990).

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