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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Engineering Societies in the Agents World, ESAW 2005, held in Kusadasi, Turkey, in October 2005.
The 15 revised full papers presented together with 3 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in the book. The papers are organized in topical sections on agent oriented system development, methodologies for agent societies, deliberative agents and social aspect, agent oriented simulation, adaptive systems, coordination, negotiation, protocols, and agents, networks and ambient intelligence.
Agent Oriented System Development.- Developing Multi Agent Systems on Semantic Web Environment Using SEAGENT Platform.- Agent Information Server: A Middleware for Traveler Information.- A Role Model for Description of Agent Behavior and Coordination.- Multi-agent Systems Environment.- SODA: A Roadmap to Artefacts.- From Reactive Robotics to Situated Multiagent Systems.- Protocols, Verification.- Consistency Verification of the Reasoning in a Deliberative Agent with Respect to the Communication Protocols.- Security Protocols Verification in Abductive Logic Programming: A Case Study.- Complex Adaptive Systems.- Engineering Complex Adaptive Systems Using Situated Multi-agents.- Techniques for Multi-agent System Reorganization.- Implementing a Multi-agent Organization that Changes Its Fault Tolerance Policy at Run-Time.- Predicting Exceptions in Agent-Based Supply-Chains.- Agent Oriented Simulation.- Preserving Variability in Sexual Multi-agent Systems with Diploidy and Dominance.- Towards a Methodology for Situated Cellular Agent Based Crowd Simulations.- Networks, Ambient Intelligence.- QoS Management in MANETs Using Norm-Governed Agent Societies.- Collaborative Agent Tuning: Performance Enhancement on Mobile Devices.- Deliberative Agents and Social Aspect.- Cultural Agents: A Community of Minds.- Language Games for Meaning Negotiation Between Human and Computer Agents.- Using Socially Deliberating Agents in Organized Settings.