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## Agent communication and artificial institutions

### In: Autonomous agents and multi-agent systems, 2007, vol. 14, no. 2, p. 121-142

In this paper we propose an application-independent model for the definition of artificial institutions that can be used to define open multi-agent systems. Such a model of institutional reality makes us able also to define an objective and external semantics of a commitment-based Agent Communication Language (ACL). In particular we propose to regard an ACL as a set of conventions to act on a... More