The Design and Control Systemic Methodology (DCSYM): a multi-agent modelling and operation platform
by Nikitas Assimakopoulos, Ioannis Theocharopoulos
International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies (IJASS), Vol. 2, No. 3, 2009

Abstract: The DCSYM is a systemic methodology with a robust mathematical and semantic understructure capable of effectively guiding multi-agent dialectic design processes concerning boundary critiques, structures, procedures and interventions. This methodology proposes a high-level design language, which enables effective synchronous and asynchronous multi-agent conversations. The outputs of DCSYM methodology are highly conceivable and comprehensive semantic diagrams with a consistent mathematical description that can be easily manipulated with the use of appropriate software. DCSYM is applied in the creation of the structural and procedural patterns of self-organised autonomous Virtual Communities (VCs) in the Greek secondary education.

Online publication date: Thu, 06-Aug-2009

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