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PANGEA: A New Platform for Developing Virtual Organizations of Agents

Carolina Zato, Gabriel Villarrubia, Alejandro Sánchez, Javier Bajo, Juan Manuel Corchado

Abstract


This paper presents an agent platform called PANGEA (Platform for Automatic coNstruction of orGanizations of intElligent Agents). This platform enables to develop multiagent systems modelled as Virtual Organizations. The concepts of roles, organizations and norms are fully supported by the platform assuring flexibility and scalability. Moreover, a communication protocol based on IRC gives high performance and reliability to this kind of distributed systems.

Keywords


Multiagent platform, Web services, virtual organizations, IRC protocol.

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