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Realizing Agent Dialogues with Distributed Protocols

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAgent Communication
Subtitle of host publicationInternational Workshop on Agent Communication, AC 2004, New York, NY, USA, July 19, 2004, Revised Selected and Invited Papers
EditorsRogier M. van Eijk, Marc-Philippe Huget, Frank Dignum
PublisherSpringer-Verlag GmbH
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)978-3-540-25015-9
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer Berlin / Heidelberg
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


This paper describes a protocol language which can provide agents with a flexible mechanism for coherent dialogues. The protocol language does not rely on centralised control or bias toward a particular model of agent communication. Agents can adapt the protocol and distribute it to dialogical partners during interactions.

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