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Coordinating Distributed Decision Making Using Reusable Interaction Specifications [chapter]

K. S. Barber, D. C. Han, T. H. Liu
2000 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The organization structure of Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) constrains the mechanisms that may be used for coordinating the agents' decision-making process.  ...  As researchers develop MAS that allow agents to dynamically re-organize how to interact with each other, the design of the agents must provide the ability to operate under different organizations.  ...  Acknowledgements This research is sponsored in part by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board # 003658-0188-1999.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44594-3_1 fatcat:bewmatiyu5a2bnx4psywrmmcrm

Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation for the Design of the Future European Air Traffic Management System: The Experience of CASSIOPEIA [chapter]

Martin Molina, Sergio Carrasco, Jorge Martin
2014 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
In our approach, we use agent models for different ATM stakeholders, and, in contrast to previous work, our solution models new collaborative decision processes for flow traffic management, it uses an  ...  intermediate level of abstraction (useful for simulations at larger scales), and was designed to be a practical tool (open and reusable) for the development of different ATM studies.  ...  We formulated new algorithms for distributed-collaboration decision making for strategic decision levels and used intermediate abstraction levels for simulations using stochastic approaches.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07767-3_3 fatcat:j7bwjfkoijbwfb3opbfsasdolq

A High-Level Reference Model for Reusable Object-Level Coordination Support in Groupware Applications

Miguel A. Gomez-Hernandez, Juan I. Asensio-Perez, Eduardo Gomez-Sanchez, Miguel L. Bote-Lorenzo, Yannis A. Dimitriadis
2007 15th EUROMICRO International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Processing (PDP'07)  
, that reusable object-level coordination support should contain.  ...  The purpose of this reference model is twofold: to be used as a comparison framework for analyzing existing or yet-to-come object-level coordination building blocks; and, to be used as a starting point  ...  They are: • "Coordination configuration": contains application-specific information that is needed to take coordination decisions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pdp.2007.9 dblp:conf/pdp/Gomez-HernandezAGBD07 fatcat:5u64pkzknngixblutvbesk3co4

Service-oriented control architecture for reconfigurable production systems

J. Marco Mendes, Paulo Leitao, Armando W. Colombo, Francisco Restivo
2008 2008 6th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics  
Supporting the predefined control, decision support systems are used to provide conflict resolution and other decision-making functions.  ...  The reconfiguration of those systems requires the existence of distributed and modular control components that interact in order to accomplish control activities.  ...  Decision itself can be done locally by the component or using specific decision components for complex global behavior.  ... 
doi:10.1109/indin.2008.4618201 fatcat:b5ku46564vehlbfn6axdp7y5ru

An Agent-Oriented Approach to Support Multidisciplinary Care Decisions

Liang Xiao, John Fox, Hong Zhu
2013 2013 3rd Eastern European Regional Conference on the Engineering of Computer Based Systems  
Providing IT support for joint clinical decision making in an open and distributed environment raises some challenges that are worth our attention: 1) new clinical evidence and guidelines, published by  ...  This is based on an Agent-oriented Model Driven Architecture and a decision support management model, which are integrated to support joint clinical decision-making.  ...  A partial specification of a protocol "CancerReferral" Specification of Interaction Protocols lays down the runtime agent coordination architecture required to achieve agents' goals and the distribution  ... 
doi:10.1109/ecbs-eerc.2013.10 dblp:conf/ecbs/XiaoFZ13 fatcat:4fssgdj2vvfpviz3fjwrtxh7am

A dynamically-configured, strategic QoS management hierarchy for distributed multimedia systems

Denise J. Ecklund, Vera Goebel, Thomas Plagemann, Earl F. Ecklund
2001 Proceedings of the 2001 international workshop on Multimedia middleware - M3W  
is component or application-specific -Examples: Network QoS managers, Self-adaptive components -Deficiency: Not easily reusable • A set of independent, component-specific managers -Example: QoS  ...  Multimedia Applications • Distributed systems delivering long-running, interactive multimedia presentations for learning on demand Web-Server Net2 MMDBMS -Client App-Server Net1 3 QoS  ... 
doi:10.1145/985135.985142 fatcat:gtl3bgg3nzd4raxjtlddila3f4

Complex Network Minority Game Model for the Financial Market Modeling and Simulation

Lingyun Chen, Wei Wang
2020 Complexity  
The agent in this model forms a network through information sharing, and the agent uses the minority game model to realize the evolution of the system.  ...  Traders use certain strategies to make transactions. e specific performance is to send a transaction order to a specific exchange.  ...  Investor agent constructs and sends a text message to all agents connected to it before making the decision-making process of the order. is message does not affect the recipient's decision on the order  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/8877886 fatcat:ajc2sast2beu5gq54vfqd5d4i4

Distributed intelligent agents

K. Sycara, A. Pannu, M. Willamson, Dajun Zeng, K. Decker
1996 IEEE Expert  
In this paper we present the distributed system architecture, agent collaboration interactions, and a reusable set of software components for constructing agents.  ...  We h a ve implemented this system framework and are developing collaborating agents in diverse complex real world tasks, such as organizational decision making the PLEIADES system, and nancial portfolio  ...  retrieval, and task-speci c decision making.  ... 
doi:10.1109/64.546581 fatcat:c4tdybmiunh6xbomnpcnlci4rq

Pricing-Decision and Coordination Contract considering Product Design and Quality of Recovery Product in a Closed-Loop Supply Chain

Qingming Zou, Guangyu Ye
2015 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
by the proportion of reusability parts in design stage and quality condition of recycling product.  ...  Moreover, there are conclusions that the wholesale price and retail price are lower while the recycling rate and total profit of supply chain system are higher with centralized decision.  ...  The interaction effect with the proportion of reusability component designed in new product is also discussed.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/593123 fatcat:pz3zckfztveyjoqlnm5dqt4shq

A reusable structural design for mobile collaborative applications

Andrés Neyem, Sergio F. Ochoa, José A. Pino, Rubén Darío Franco
2012 Journal of Systems and Software  
This article presents a reusable architecture which helps modeling the communication and coordination services required by mobile collaborative applications to support collaboration among users.  ...  This architecture has been used as a basis for the design of several mobile systems.  ...  All of them make decisions in a distributed way, based on the available shared information. Such decisions must be coordinated to ensure the response process success.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2011.05.046 fatcat:c6gaprdekfadhn4l2cznnvtaki

Multiagent Adjustable Autonomy Framework (MAAF) for multi-robot, multi-human teams

Amos Freedy, Onur Sert, Elan Freedy, James McDonough, Gershon Weltman, Milind Tambe, Tapana Gupta, William Grayson, Pedro Cabrera
2008 2008 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems  
Machinetta facilitates robot-human role allocation decisions and collaborative sharing of team tasks in the non-deterministic and unpredictable military environment through the use of a domain-independent  ...  infrastructure that will facilitate cooperative and collaborative performance of human and robots as equal team partners through the application of advances in goal-oriented, multiagent planning and coordination  ...  The adjustable autonomy algorithms reason about the interaction with the team member, providing the possibility for the team member to make any coordination decision instead of the proxy.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cts.2008.4543970 dblp:conf/cts/FreedySFMWTGGC08 fatcat:fd7nim4xxrhizplg6epicn47yy

Modeling Dynamic Interactions in Supply Chains Using Agent-Based Simulations

M. Dorigatti, O. Chiotti, H.E. Salomone
2013 Iberoamerican Journal of Industrial Engineering  
execution and control and decision making processes.  ...  In particular we focus in the modeling of dynamic interactions through agent-to-agent message communication avoiding predefined supply chain network structures.  ...  The e-business environment enabled a series of collaboration mechanisms for information sharing, operation coordination and joint decision making that convey the promise of improving the competitive advantages  ... 
doi:10.13084/2175-8018.v05n10a12 fatcat:new6d6ozgberbbo3lcfhilbxxe

Agent Grid Based Enterprise Application Integration

Maoguang Wang, Zhongzhi Shi, Li Zeng, Fen Lin
2007 Third International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC 2007)  
This paper makes full use of agent technologies to establish an agent grid intelligent platform for enterprise heterogeneous system integration.  ...  Finally, this paper introduces the grid based city emergency interaction system to illustrate the AGrIP practical system integration.  ...  Application service: it organizes certain agents automatically for specific application purposes, such as e-science, e-business, decision support and bioinformation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icnc.2007.165 dblp:conf/icnc/WangSZL07 fatcat:ird25s6cgrarpcihchaifnphpm

Insights on Multi-Agent Systems Applications for Supply Chain Management

Roberto Dominguez, Salvatore Cannella
2020 Sustainability  
We give a general picture of the state of the art, showing the main applications developed using this novel methodology for analyzing diverse problems in industry.  ...  -Reusability.  ...  Thus, the generic elements that make up these frameworks can be customized to model specific SCN problems/configurations.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12051935 fatcat:g3asfzuwanatvigyf7ttaxjium

Independent Configurable Architecture for Reliable Operation of Unmanned Systems with Distributed Onboard Services

Swee Balachandran, Cesar A. Munoz, Maria C. Consiglio, Marco A. Feliu, Anand V. Patel
2018 2018 IEEE/AIAA 37th Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC)  
Most of the core algorithms implemented in ICAROUS are formally verified using an interactive theorem prover.  ...  In particular, the ICAROUS architecture defines a framework to perform detect and avoid, geofencing, path monitoring, path planning, and autonomous decision making to ensure safety and mission progress  ...  Furthermore, a decision making application coordinates the output of conflict monitors and resolvers to ensure safe operation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dasc.2018.8569752 fatcat:bgv6ol35lfgl3mksfz6fwlg44q
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