[Modeling] Response to Social Aspect.
Tue, 8 Apr 2003 18:55:20 +0800
Response to Jim's , "
This is primarily the goal for the "Social Aspect"
modeling area. See http://www.auml.org/auml/projects/
Having said that, there is little or no work on
this "Social Aspect" document. I ask that you and
others on the team start suggesting topics (and even
outlines) of what should go into this document."
The basic questions are agent and social organization.
On agent. An agent firstly is a living being that
can do certian basic actions, has certain attributes.
For example, if remove the society from a human being,
he/she just has the attributes: height, weight, eye
color, etc. And he/she just can run, eat, beat, etc.
However, he/she knows how to react to certain
On social organization. A number of philosophers tried
to illustrate interactions and collaborations in
certain social organizations. However, few of
their fruits have been considered by computer
scientists. What mechanism makes a group of agents
become a social organization? What mechanism results
to emergent behavior. The best known examples are
ants or swallows, in which each individual bahaves
under simple rules but the group represents
Other interesting questions are under organized.
Waiting for your reply.