Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in Agent Systems III

  • Gómez M
  • Plaza E
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Abstract

Open-plan offices are working environments which require people to share a common space. However, violation of conventional rules (norms) can cause instances of incivility which, if untreated, can cause further problems: escalating retaliation, demoralised or demotivated workforce, staff turnover, etc. In this paper, we envision the common space as a common pool resource which we seek to manage according to the institutional design principles of Elinor Ostrom. We describe the design and implementation of an affective conditioning system, which detects a violation of office norms and deterioration of (positive) affective (emotional) state of the office occupants, and seeks to restore a homeostatic equilibrium using self-regulation and forgiveness. We suggest that this convergence of normative, affective and adaptive computing demonstrates the possibilities for self-regulatory platforms for successful collective action in such communal situations. © 2014 Springer International Publishing.

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Gómez, M., & Plaza, E. (2008). Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in Agent Systems III. (J. S. Sichman, J. Padget, S. Ossowski, & P. Noriega, Eds.), COIN (Vol. 4870, pp. 155–170). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-79003-7

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