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Köhler, Michael, Langer, Roman, von L&uuml;de, Rolf, Moldt, Daniel, Rölke, Heiko and Valk, R&uuml;diger (2007). 'Socionic Multi-Agent Systems Based on Reflexive Petri Nets and Theories of Social Self-Organisation'. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 10(1)3 <http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/10/1/3.html>.

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@article{knhler2007,
title = {Socionic Multi-Agent Systems Based on Reflexive Petri Nets and Theories of Social Self-Organisation},
author = {K\"{o}hler, Michael and Langer, Roman and von L\"{u}de, Rolf and Moldt, Daniel and R\"{o}lke, Heiko and Valk, R\"{u}diger},
journal = {Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation},
ISSN = {1460-7425},
volume = {10},
number = {1},
pages = {3},
year = {2007},
URL = {http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/10/1/3.html},
keywords = {Multi-Agents Systems, Petri Nets, Self-Organisation, Social Theories},
abstract = {This contribution summarises the core results of the transdisciplinary ASKO project, part of the German DFG's programme Sozionik, which combines sociologists' and computer scientists' skills in order to create improved theories and models of artificial societies. Our research group has (a) formulated a social theory, which is able to explain fundamental mechanisms of self-organisation in both natural and artificial societies, (b) modelled this in a mathematical way using a visual formalism, and (c) developed a novel multi-agent system architecture which is conceptually coherent, recursively structured (hence non-eclectic) and based on our social theory. The article presents an outline of both a sociological middle-range theory of social self-organisation in educational institutions, its formal, Petri net based model, including a simulation of one of its main mechanisms, and the multi-agent system architecture SONAR. It describes how the theory was created by a re-analysis of some grand social theories, by grounding it empirically, and finally how the theory was evaluated by modelling its concepts and statements.},
}

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TY - JOUR
TI - Socionic Multi-Agent Systems Based on Reflexive Petri Nets and Theories of Social Self-Organisation
AU - Köhler, Michael
AU - Langer, Roman
AU - von L&uuml;de, Rolf
AU - Moldt, Daniel
AU - Rölke, Heiko
AU - Valk, R&uuml;diger
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JO - Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation
SN - 1460-7425
VL - 10
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KW - Multi-Agents Systems
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KW - Self-Organisation
KW - Social Theories
N2 - This contribution summarises the core results of the transdisciplinary ASKO project, part of the German DFG's programme Sozionik, which combines sociologists' and computer scientists' skills in order to create improved theories and models of artificial societies. Our research group has (a) formulated a social theory, which is able to explain fundamental mechanisms of self-organisation in both natural and artificial societies, (b) modelled this in a mathematical way using a visual formalism, and (c) developed a novel multi-agent system architecture which is conceptually coherent, recursively structured (hence non-eclectic) and based on our social theory. The article presents an outline of both a sociological middle-range theory of social self-organisation in educational institutions, its formal, Petri net based model, including a simulation of one of its main mechanisms, and the multi-agent system architecture SONAR. It describes how the theory was created by a re-analysis of some grand social theories, by grounding it empirically, and finally how the theory was evaluated by modelling its concepts and statements.
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