On the Immergence of Norms: a Normative Agent Architecture

Giulia Andrighetto, Marco Campenni, Rosaria Conte, Mario Paolucci

The paper will describe a micro-social property, namely a module of an agent architecture, which is the immergent effect of norm-based regulation, and will illustrate how it allows for the recognition and conformity to existing norms, but also in at least one type of norm-innovation.

Subjects: 4. Cognitive Modeling; 7.1 Multi-Agent Systems

Submitted: Aug 27, 2007