TOWARDS AN AGENT-ORIENTED FRAMEWORK FOR SERIOUS GAMES - Architecting with Behavioural Software Agents

Aaron D. Tull, Tucker S. Smith, Kendra M. L. Cooper

Abstract

Agent-oriented software architectures for serious games and game development frameworks are beginning to receive attention. They are viewed as potentially valuable solutions to support the rapid and inexpensive development of games with high usability and playability. This problem domain also has challenging technical quality of service requirements (modifiability, performance, flexibility, scalability, concurrency, portability, integration of diverse technologies), which need to be carefully considered in the architecture. Here, we present a collection of high level requirements (goals) for this problem domain and argue that a new, agent-oriented component based solution is needed that explicitly models agent-based behaviour. We propose an agent-oriented extension of the adaptive object-model pattern in this research; a running example on requirements engineering software engineering education is used to help explain the architecture. The architecture is discussed with respect to the technical quality of service requirements.

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D. Tull A., S. Smith T. and M. L. Cooper K. (2011). TOWARDS AN AGENT-ORIENTED FRAMEWORK FOR SERIOUS GAMES - Architecting with Behavioural Software Agents . In Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH, ISBN 978-989-8425-78-2, pages 192-199. DOI: 10.5220/0003621001920199


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@conference{simultech11,
author={Aaron D. Tull and Tucker S. Smith and Kendra M. L. Cooper},
title={TOWARDS AN AGENT-ORIENTED FRAMEWORK FOR SERIOUS GAMES - Architecting with Behavioural Software Agents},
booktitle={Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,},
year={2011},
pages={192-199},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003621001920199},
isbn={978-989-8425-78-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,
TI - TOWARDS AN AGENT-ORIENTED FRAMEWORK FOR SERIOUS GAMES - Architecting with Behavioural Software Agents
SN - 978-989-8425-78-2
AU - D. Tull A.
AU - S. Smith T.
AU - M. L. Cooper K.
PY - 2011
SP - 192
EP - 199
DO - 10.5220/0003621001920199