Developing a multi-agent architecture at the computational level to transform human-oriented solutions into computer-based artefacts

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Proceedings - 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Systems Modelling and Simulation, ISMS 2012, Page: 76-81

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Kitjongthawonkul, Somkiat
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE); IEEE Computer Society
Computer Science; Mathematics; Multi-agent architecture; Transformation agent; Object model; Agent model; Intelligent technology model; Multimedia intepretation model; Problem solving adapter model; Databases and Information Systems; Technology and Innovation
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We have proposed elsewhere [1] that a framework for human-centred systems development can be conceptualised to encompass the four main components in its design, consisting of the activity-centred analysis component, problem solving ontology component, transformation ontology, and the multimedia interpretation component. This paper elaborates on the framework further at the computational level. At the computational level, the characteristics of software models such as object-oriented, agent, and intelligent technology are examined and their modelling strengths are integrated with the problem solving ontology and the multimedia interpretation. The outcome of this integrated reinforcement is a multi-agent architecture, which represents the transformation agent component of the framework (on the computational level). Some of the emerging characteristics of the architectural framework worth mentioning include human-centredness, task orientation, distributedness, reliability and flexibility of methods used to accomplish tasks. © 2012 IEEE.