Social Coordination Frameworks for Social Technical Systems by Huib Aldewereld

Social Coordination Frameworks for Social Technical Systems

byHuib Aldewereld, Olivier Boissier, Virginia Dignum...

Kobo ebook | August 16, 2016

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This book addresses the question of how to achieve social coordination in Socio-Cognitive Technical Systems (SCTS). SCTS are a class of Socio-Technical Systems that are complex, open, systems where several humans and digital entities interact in order to achieve some collective endeavour. The book approaches the question from the conceptual background of regulated open multiagent systems, with the question being motivated by their design and construction requirements. The book captures the collective effort of eight groups from leading research centres and universities, each of which has developed a conceptual framework for the design of regulated multiagent systems and most have also developed technological artefacts that support the processes from specification to implementation of that type of systems. The first, introductory part of the book describes the challenge of developing frameworks for SCTS and articulates the premises and the main concepts involved in those frameworks. The second part discusses the eight frameworks and contrasts their main components. The final part maps the new field by discussing the types of activities in which SCTS are likely to be used, the features that such uses will exhibit, and the challenges that will drive the evolution of this field.

Title:Social Coordination Frameworks for Social Technical SystemsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 16, 2016Publisher:Springer International PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319335707

ISBN - 13:9783319335704

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