The use of agent-oriented models in developing complex, distributed, open, heterogeneous software is advocated. Agent-oriented models at the analysis level and design level are described, and a case study presented. We muse how modelling activity relates to the classical debate of whether knowledge is declarative or procedural.
Lecture notes in computer science: revised selected and invited papers from the 5th International Workshop on Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies (DALT 2007), Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 14 May 2007,
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