Towards executable specification: combining i* and AgentSpeak(L)Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)
AbstractAgent-oriented conceptual modeling(AoCM) approaches in Requirements Engineering (RE) have received considerable attention recently. Semi-formal modeling frameworks such as i* assist analysts in requirements elicitation and reasoning of early-phase RE. AgentSpeak( L) is a widely accepted agent programming language. The Strategic Rationale (SR) model of the i* framework naturally lends itself to AgentSpeak(L) programs. Furthermore, the Strategic Dependency (SD) component of the i* framework prescribes the interaction between the agents in a multi-agent environment. This paper proposes a formal methodology for transforming a SR model to an AgentSpeak( L) agent. The constructed AgentSpeak(L) agents will then form the essential components of a multi-agent system, MAS.
Link to publisher version (URL)International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering
Citation InformationFarzad Salim, Chee Fon Chang, Aneesh Krishna and Aditya K. Ghose. "Towards executable specification: combining i* and AgentSpeak(L)" (2005) p. 739 - 742
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/aghose/67/