By Bergenti F. (Ed), Zambonelli F. (Ed), Gleizes M. P. (Ed)
With expanding popularity of agent-based computing, loads of new study on the topic of the id and definition of appropriate types, instruments, and strategies to aid the advance of advanced Multiagent platforms (MAS) has emerged. This learn, ordinarily pointed out as Agent-Oriented software program Engineering (AOSE), always proposes new metaphors, new formal modeling ways and methods, and new improvement methodologies and instruments. The contributions in Methodologies and software program Engineering for Agent platforms, written through best overseas researchers, collect those different examine effects and recommendations. The booklet is separated into six components, offering the reader with introductory fabric, options and strategies that already supply effects for functional use, and examine that remains extra investigative in nature.