Frameworks


Multi-agent architecture and framework that eases the development and the operation of large-scale, distributed applications and services.
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Lightweight multi-agent architecture and framework that simplifies the development of applications for different kind of devices.
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Tools


Analyze existing organizational structures and design your own multi-agent systems.
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Intuitive and extensible monitor for controlling distributed multi-agent infrastructures at runtime.
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Well-equipped BPMN editor, powerful multi-language transformation and workflow simulator.
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JIAC Toolipse

toolipse_screenThe JIAC Toolipse provides an integrated development environment for JIAC services and applications. The Toolipse is a collection of tools that ease the work with JIAC. It also integrates seemlessly into the accustomed working environment of a Java developer.
With the help of the JIAC Toolipse you create and manage JIAC projects. A number of editors offer support for the development of ontologies, agent plans, and services, and let you create agent configurations. You may also start agents and agent platforms immediately in order to test your services and applications.

Visual Service Design Tool

The Visual Service Design Tool is a well-equipped BPMN editor that is independent of any specific target language. Among others, the VSDT can also be used for creating JIAC services.
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Agent World Editor

The Agent World Editor is a graphical editor for setting up large multi-agent systems of various platforms, especially JIAC.
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JADL Edit

JADL Edit is a source code editor for the JIAC agent description language (JADL++). It supported syntax highlighting, code completion and an outline view.


Publications

Michael Burkhardt, Marco L├╝tzenberger und Nils Masuch: Towards Toolipse 2. Tool Support for the Next Generation Agent Framework. Computing and Information Systems Journal, 2009, 13, 21-28


Requirements

  • Java 1.7 or newer
  • Eclipse 4.4 Luna + GMF + XText

Installation

Option 1:

  • In Eclipse, go to Help > Install New Software…
  • Add this link as new update site:
    Name: Toolipse 3
    Location: Toolipse 3 Update Site
  • Select the wanted components
  • Click on Next >, accept the license and click on Finish
Option 2:
  • Drag the Install button above into a running Eclipse workspace.

Previous Kepler Release

  • In Eclipse, go to Help > Install New Software…
  • Add this link as new update site:
    Name: Toolipse 3
    Location: Toolipse 3 Kepler Update Site
  • Add this second link as new update site:
    Name: Maven Integration for Eclipse
    Location: Maven Integration for Eclipse Update Site
  • Select the wanted components
  • Click on Next >, accept the license and click on Finish