Providing Social Scaffolding for Effective Agent Communities

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Title: Providing Social Scaffolding for Effective Agent Communities
Authors: O'Hare, G. M. P. (Greg M. P.)
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4426
Date: 2002
Abstract: This paper explores the general landscape of virtual communities and reflects upon their relevance to their agent community counterparts. It examines several disparate virtual communities in order to identify common threads and characteristics, which underpin social cohesion. In turn we introduce social realism and reflect on the extent to which, this can form the basis of a social scaffolding for the support of effective agent communities. Thereafter we introduce the concept of agent chameleons and consider how this might influence both agent and group behavior.
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: AAAI
Copyright (published version): 2002, AAAI
Keywords: Virtual communities;Agent community dynamics
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: Hexmoor, H. and Falcone, R. (co-chairs). Autonomy, Delegation, and Control: From Inter-Agent to Groups : Papers from the AAAI Workshop
Conference Details: AAAI Workshop on Autonomy, Delegation and Control: From Inter-agent to Groups, Edmonton, Canada, 2002
Appears in Collections:Computer Science Research Collection

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