The SEMIRA (Simulating the Emergent Impact of Regulations across Cultures) project aims to study the interaction between emerging normative behaviour and new regulations in different cultures and different countries via a multi-agent simulation approach.
An Agent Model for the Appraisal of Normative Events Based in In-Group and Out-Group Relations
Nuno Ferreira and Samuel Mascarenhas and Ana Paiva and Gennaro Di Tosto and Frank Dignum and John Mc Breen and Nick Degens and Gert Hofstede and Giulia Andrighetto and Rosaria Conte, AAAI-13 Twenty-Seventh AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, July, 2013
Generating Norm-Related Emotions in Virtual Agents
Nuno Ferreira and Samuel Mascarenhas and Ana Paiva and Frank Dignum and John Mc Breen and Nick Degens and Gert Jan Hofstede, Intelligent Virtual Agents IVA'2012, pg. 97-104, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, September, 2012