Selected Publications

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Thesis

C. K. Frantz: Agent-Based Institutional Modelling: Novel Techniques for Deriving Structure from Behaviour, PhD thesis, University of Otago, 2015, Available under: http://hdl.handle.net/10523/5906 [PDF] (Supervisors: Martin K. Purvis, Mariusz Nowostawski, Bastin Tony Roy Savarimuthu) — recognised as exceptional thesis

accepted/in press

C. K. Frantz and G. Pigozzi: Modelling Norm Dynamics in Multi-Agent Systems, IfCoLog Journal of Logics and their Application, Special Issue

C. K. Frantz and G. Pigozzi: Modelling Norm Dynamics in Multi-Agent Systems, chapter in A. Chopra, L. van der Torre, H. Verhagen, S. Villata (eds.): Handbook of Normative Multi-Agent Systems (see here for handbook details)

2017

C. Frantz and A. Ghorbani: Inequality: Driver or Inhibitor of Collective Action? Social Simulation Conference 2017, Dublin, Ireland [PDF]

2016

C. K. Frantz and M. Nowostawski: From Institutions to Code: Towards Automated Generation of Smart Contracts. 1st IEEE Workshop on Engineering Collective Adaptive Systems (eCAS), co-located with SASO 2016, Augsburg, IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/FAS-W.2016.53, pp. 210-215 [PDF]

C. K. Frantz, B. T. R. Savarimuthu, M. K. Purvis, M. Nowostawski: Generalising Social Structure using Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Sets, PRIMA 2016: Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems, Springer, LNAI 9862, pp. 344-354 [PDF]

M. Nowostawski and C. K. Frantz: Blockchain: The Emergence of Distributed Autonomous Institutions. The Sixth International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics (SOTICS) 2016, Rome [PDF]

2015

C. K. Frantz, M. K. Purvis, B. T. R. Savarimuthu, M. Nowostawski: Modelling Dynamic Normative Understanding in Agent Societies. Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 355-378 [PDF] (extended version of PRIMA 2014 paper)

C. K. Frantz, S. Keertipati, M. K. Purvis, M. A. Purvis: Subjective Interpretation of Directive Terms: Methodology and Preliminary ResultsInternational Conference on Culture and Computing 2015, Kyoto, pp. 137-144 [PDF]

C. Frantz, M. K. Purvis, B. T. R. Savarimuthu, M. Nowostawski: Modelling the Impact of Role Specialisation on Cooperative Behaviour in Historic Trader Scenarios. Coordination, Organizations, Institutions and Norms in Agent Systems X, Springer, LNAI 9372, pp. 53-71 [PDF]

C. Frantz, M. K. Purvis, M. Nowostawski, B. T. R. Savarimuthu: Analysing the Apprenticeship System in the Maghribi Traders Coalition. Multi-Agent-Based Simulation XV, Springer, LNCS 9002, pp. 180-196 [Additional Resources]

C. Frantz, M. K. Purvis, M. A. Purvis, M. Nowostawski, N. D. Lewis: Fuzzy Modelling of Economic Institutional Rules. In: A. Sadeghian, H. Tahayori (eds.): Frontiers of Higher Order Fuzzy Sets, Springer, pp. 87-129

2014

C. K. Frantz, M. K. Purvis, B. T. R. Savarimuthu, M. Nowostawski: Modelling Dynamic Normative Understanding in Agent Societies. PRIMA 2014: Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems, Springer, LNAI 8861, pp. 294-310 [Simulation Video] [Poster (full quality)]

Modelling Dynamic Normative Understanding in Agent Societies [Poster]

Modelling Dynamic Normative Understanding in Agent Societies [Poster]

C. Frantz, M. K. Purvis, M. Nowostawski, B. T. R. Savarimuthu: Analysing the Dynamics of Norm Evolution Using Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Sets. IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT), Warzaw, vol. 3, pp. 230-237 [PDF]

C. Frantz, M. K. Purvis, M. Nowostawski, B. T. R. Savarimuthu: Modelling Institutions using Dynamic Deontics. Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in Agent Systems IX, Springer, LNAI 8386, pp. 211-233 [PDF]

M. K. Purvis, M. A. Purvis, C. Frantz: CKSW: A Folk-Sociological Meta-Model for Agent-Based Modelling, social.path 2014, Surrey (UK) [PDF]

C. Frantz, M. K. Purvis, M. Nowostawski: Agent-Based Modeling of Information Transmission in Early Historic Trading. Social Science Computer Review, vol. 32, no. 3 (June), pp. 393-416

2013

C. Frantz, M. K. Purvis, M. Nowostawski, B. T. R. Savarimuthu: nADICO: A Nested Grammar of Institutions. PRIMA 2013: Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems, Springer, LNCS 8291, pp. 429-436 [PDF]

2012

C. Frantz, M. Nowostawski, M. K. Purvis: Augmenting Android with AOSE Principles for Enhanced Functionality Reuse in Mobile Applications. Advanced Agent Technology, Springer, pp. 187-211 [PDF]

C. Frantz, M. Nowostawski, M. K. Purvis: Micro-Agents on Android: Interfacing Agents with Mobile Applications. Advanced Agent Technology, Springer, pp. 488-502 [PDF]

2011

C. Frantz, M. Nowostawski, M. K. Purvis: Dynamic Ad Hoc Coordination of Distributed Tasks using Micro-Agents. Agents in Principle, Agents in Practice, PRIMA 2011, Springer, pp. 275-286 [PDF]

2010

C. Frantz, M. Nowostawski, M. Purvis: Multi-agent Platforms and Asynchronous Message Passing: Frameworks Overview. Information Science Discussion Papers Series No. 2010/07, University of Otago. Available under: http://hdl.handle.net/10523/892