A taxonomy of autonomy in multiagent organisation

Michael Schillo, Klaus Fischer

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Starting from a general definition of how to model the organisation of multiagent systems with the aid of holonic structures, we discuss design parameters for such structures. These design parameters can be used to model a wide range of different organisational types. The focus of this contribution is to link these design parameters with a taxonomy of different types of autonomy relevant in multiagent organisation. We also discuss the constraining effect of autonomy on the recursive nesting of multiagent organisation. As the domain for applying multiagent systems we choose a general view on multiagent task-assignment.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAgents and Computational Autonomy
Subtitle of host publicationPotential, Risks, and Solutions
EditorsM Nickles, M Rovatsos, G Weiss
Place of PublicationBerlin, Germany
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9783540224778
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science


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