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Interagent Directory

This component offers interagent naming services (white pages) that translate from unique identifiers of interagents into their logical addresses and vice versa. Each interagent can communicate with a subset of interagents of the agent society, named its acquaintances. A reflexive and symmetric, but not transitive, relation acquaintance-of can be established among interagents. An interagent's acquaintanceship is a set of unique identifiers and can vary dynamically, allowing that a collection of agents grow dynamically.

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Wed Mar 10 11:44:57 MET 1999