Title: Opportunities to support the widespread adoption of software agent technologies
Author: Monique Calisti, Giovanni Rimassa
Whitestein Technologies AG, Pestalozzistrasse 24, 8032, Zurich, Switzerland.
Whitestein Technologies AG, Pestalozzistrasse 24, 8032, Zurich, Switzerland
Abstract: This article discusses our main thoughts regarding the current state of adoption of software agent technologies, their possible future evolution and a few desirable improvements in the overall connection to the software industry at large. Moreover, it tries to suggest a few concrete action lines along which the agent community can drive its efforts in order to effectively support the widespread adoption of agent concepts and techniques in software engineering.
Keywords: software agents; technology transfer; software industry; multi-agent systems; MAS; agent-based systems; agent-oriented software engineering.
Int. J. of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering, 2009 Vol.3, No.4, pp.411 - 415
Available online: 19 May 2009