[Modeling] Modeling an Agent Class- register your opinion

James Odell email@jamesodell.com
Sat, 21 Jun 2003 13:50:37 -0400

On 6/20/03 7:13 AM, "f.tolman" indited:

> Why don't you describe complex agents like departments as CompoundAgents,
> and a CompoundAgent as an aggregate of Agent? Some way or the other the word
> Caste to me has the wrong flavour. Also I miss the notion of Agent in your
> meta model.
> When you simply use the word Agent as the class name of the class Agent you
> can produce a meta model in UML. Using UML as the modelling language does
> not mean that the behaviour of agents necessarily has been limited to OO.

OK, one more has cast their vote for the name of the agent classifier name.

--Caste - 1 vote
--Agent Class or Agent Type - 4 votes
--Agent - 1 vote
--"The term agent class is 'misfortune'" - 1 vote
--"No idea"  - 1 vote

Anybody else want to vote -- or change their vote?