Jason (multi-agent systems development platform)

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Developer(s)Jomi F. Hübner and Rafael H. Bordini
Stable release
2.0 / July 21, 2016; 2 years ago (2016-07-21)
Written inJava
Operating systemCross-platform
TypeMulti-agent system framework

Jason is a platform for the development of multi-agent systems. An extension of the AgentSpeak agent-oriented programming language is used to program the behaviour of individual agents. Jason is developed in Java and allows the customisation of most aspects of an agent or a multi-agent system. It comes as a plugin for either jEdit or Eclipse, and different infra-structures for the deployment of a multi-agent system, for example using JADE or SACI as an agent-based distributed system middleware. See [1] and the external links below for a detailed account of the Jason platform. Jason is an open source software and is distributed under GNU LGPL.[2]

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  1. ^ R.H.Bordini, J.F.Hubner, M.Wooldridge. Programming Multi-Agent Systems in AgentSpeak Using Jason. John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
  2. ^ http://jason.sourceforge.net/wp/description/

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