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Efficient Methods for Multi-agent Multi-issue Negotiation: Allocating Resources [chapter]

Mengxiao Wu, Mathijs de Weerdt, Han La Poutré
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we present an automated multi-agent multi-issue negotiation solution to solve a resource allocation problem.  ...  An important technical contribution of this paper lies in the development of the Pareto-optimal-search method for three-agent multilateral negotiation.  ...  In this paper, we propose an automated multi-agent multi-issue negotiation solution to solve a resource allocation problem.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-11161-7_7 fatcat:tmajixn6r5dfjk2hgutpjxjpam

Negotiation criteria for multiagent resource allocation

Karthik Iyer, Michael N. Huhns
2009 Knowledge engineering review (Print)  
Negotiation in a multiagent system is a topic of active interest for enabling the allocation of scarce resources among autonomous agents.  ...  The allocation category contains criteria concerning fairness and envy-freeness with respect to how resources are allocated to agents.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to sincerely thank our two anonymous referees for their valuable input to improve various aspects of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0269888909000204 fatcat:wz64tq5l3vhyrl7mdmjjwgcsjm

Market_based grid resource allocation using new negotiation model

Sepideh Adabi, Ali Movaghar, Amir Masoud Rahmani, Hamid Beigy
2013 Journal of Network and Computer Applications  
This paper presents a new negotiation model for designing Market-and Behavior-driven Negotiation Agents (MBDNAs) that address computational grid resource allocation problem.  ...  Market_based grid resource allocation using new negotiation model.  ...  To complete the issues of (Sim, 2010) we present another issue that should be considered in building the efficient negotiation mechanism for grid resource management: modeling the decision criteria that  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jnca.2012.02.008 fatcat:uau3hix5cfhblancpi4eh7domy

Multi Agent Resource Allocation: a Comparison of Five Negotiation Protocols

Daniela Briola, Viviana Mascardi
2011 Workshop From Objects to Agents  
This paper describes five systems that exploit negotiation strategies to solve multiagent resource allocation problems.  ...  Considerations on how extending one of the analyzed systems in order to move a concrete step towards the realization of an integrated platform for developing negotiation protocols are also provided in  ...  We thank Riccardo Caccia from Ansaldo STS for his help and support during all the stages of FYPA development.  ... 
dblp:conf/woa/BriolaM11a fatcat:a4nltljxvbdqvl62krh7lvg4pu

Multiagent resource allocation

YANN CHEVALEYRE, PAUL E. DUNNE, ULLE ENDRISS, JÉRÔME LANG, NICOLAS MAUDET, JUAN A. RODRÍGUEZ-AGUILAR
2006 Knowledge engineering review (Print)  
Resource allocation in multiagent systems is a central research issue in the AgentLink community.  ...  As argued by Dunne, a significant problem is that, excepting very restricted environments, all methods for multiagent resource allocation ultimately face issues of computational intractability.  ...  Chevaleyre, who discussed a MARA framework where rational but myopic agents negotiate over the allocation of indivisible resource in a distributed manner.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0269888905000470 fatcat:jbkkq2wt4zdcjnulkstae3itdu

Negotiation strategies considering market, time and behavior functions for resource allocation in computational grid

Sepideh Adabi, Ali Movaghar, Amir Masoud Rahmani, Hamid Beigy
2012 Journal of Supercomputing  
Providing an efficient resource allocation mechanism is a challenge to computational grid due to large-scale resource sharing and the fact that Grid Resource Owners (GROs) and Grid Resource Consumers (  ...  For realizing this approach, we designed the Market-and Behavior-driven Negotiation Agents (MBDNAs).  ...  To complete the issues of [21] we present another issue that should be considered in building the efficient negotiation mechanism for grid resource management: (5) modeling the decision criteria that  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11227-012-0808-4 fatcat:fgsx35bsx5f4jc47auxld4mxza

Resource allocation in dynamic multiagent systems [article]

Niall Creech, Natalia Criado Pacheco, Simon Miles
2021 arXiv   pre-print
a novel method of optimising resource allocation in these multi-agent systems.  ...  This method is applicable where there are competing demands for shared resources, or in task prioritisation problems.  ...  The reasons for this method of combination are described below. Task allocation frequency and resource allocation impact.  ... 
arXiv:2102.08317v1 fatcat:zc2hu7xqsfhbpnhadn327kkmw4

Multi-dimensional fairness for auction-based resource allocation

Albert Pla, Beatriz López, Javier Murillo
2015 Knowledge-Based Systems  
Multi-attribute resource allocation problems involves the allocation of resources on the basis of several attributes, therefore, the definition of a fairness method for this kind of auctions should be  ...  The results pointed that multi-dimensional fairness incentives agents to remain in the market whilst it improves the equity of the wealth distribution without compromising the quality of the allocation  ...  Conclusions Fairness mechanisms for multi-attribute resource allocation problems, from a multi-dimensional perspective, need to take into account all the attributes which affect the allocation since focusing  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.knosys.2014.09.009 fatcat:6mwnfzssyrdgvox27nvr3iao5a

Comparison of distributed methods for resource allocation

Teresa Wu *, Nong Ye, Dawei Zhang
2005 International Journal of Production Research  
This paper provides an overview of research activities in the field of distributed methods for resource allocation problems.  ...  Resource allocation problems aim to achieve certain goals or objectives by allocating resources. Traditionally, centralized methods are applied to such problems.  ...  The United States government is authorized to reproduce and distribute reprints for governmental purposes notwithstanding any copyright annotation thereon.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00207540512331311868 fatcat:v4o3qn3c5rhtvl4elskn3wixiu

Survey on Grid Resource Allocation Mechanisms

Muhammad Bilal Qureshi, Maryam Mehri Dehnavi, Nasro Min-Allah, Muhammad Shuaib Qureshi, Hameed Hussain, Ilias Rentifis, Nikos Tziritas, Thanasis Loukopoulos, Samee U. Khan, Cheng-Zhong Xu, Albert Y. Zomaya
2014 Journal of Grid Computing  
These tasks are scheduled to allocate available Grid resources efficiently to achieve high system throughput and to satisfy choose the most appropriate mechanism for a given system/application.  ...  Grid is a distributed high performance computing paradigm that offers various types of resources (like computing, storage, communication) to resource-intensive user tasks.  ...  Therefore, the aforementioned mechanism relies on a structured two-stage negotiation method among agents. Each agent disseminates the resource request and compensation plan to other n -1 agents.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10723-014-9292-9 fatcat:kcopuodo2zgateanipq6uxt6ci

Using Multi-attribute Combinatorial Auctions for Resource Allocation [chapter]

Ferran Torrent-Fontbona, Albert Pla, Beatriz López
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Furthermore, the smart grid will bring time-dependent tariffs that pose new challenges to the optimisation of resource allocation.  ...  It is then compared with a sequential auction method.  ...  Resources that can deploy the tasks are handled by other agents. Resources are allocated to tasks following an auction protocol.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-11584-9_5 fatcat:uqohbwnh7rhw7ibg3hjiqqapcq

A ROBUST ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY FOR TASK AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION: A NOVEL FRAMEWORK

SHUEB ALI KHAN, VINIT KUMAR SHARMA
2019 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY  
This paper proposes an adaptive organizational policy, called E-RTA (Efficient Resource and Task Allocation), for Multi-Agent-Systems that operate under time constraints and varying computational loads  ...  In a Multi-Agent System existing formalisms for implementing organizational policies assign specific roles to each agent.  ...  The review presents the state of the research in task, resource allocation frameworks, the methods for designing real-time agents, and methods for reorganizing the multi-agent system in response to computational  ... 
doi:10.34218/ijcet.10.2.2019.004 fatcat:37g53sqxirbhhp2cb2fsijdjhi

Resource Allocation, Trading and Adaptation in Self-managing Systems [chapter]

Guglielmo Lulli, Pasqualina Potena, Claudia Raibulet
2011 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
The allocation of a limited number of resources among multiple selfinterested stakeholders is a challenging issue for many real life systems and applications.  ...  This paper presents a software framework for resource management based on the integration of dynamic allocation, trading, and self-adaptation mechanisms.  ...  Besides, for improving the efficiency of the resource trading, the providers, could also re-negotiate the service-level agreements with their users for example.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-22056-2_41 fatcat:26sdgsmcwvhcfatvv3ubszadue

Impact of Social Welfare Methods on Multi-objective Resource Allocation in Energy Systems

Aisha Umair, Anders Clausen, Yves Demazeau, Bo Jørgensen
2019 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems  
Multi-agent resource allocation refers to the distribution of resources among agents.  ...  Social welfare refers to the welfare of the entire society of agents and therefore considered as a suitable metric for assessing the overall system performance in multi-agent resource allocation.  ...  Impact of Social Welfare Methods on Multi-objective Resource Allocation in Energy Systems.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0007761101790186 dblp:conf/smartgreens/UmairCDJ19 fatcat:urersuljtfdeddlwfp3rulryau

A Multi-agent System for Resource Allocation to Education Programmes in Higher Education Institutions

Constanta-Nicoleta Bodea, Radu-Ioan Mogos
2013 Journal of e-Learning & Higher Education  
The multi-agent system receives inquiries for different resources and performs a transparent negotiation process between programmes and the resources managers, in order to find a good solution for the  ...  This paper provides evidence that a multi-agent system based solution can be appropriate to solving the resource allocation problem.  ...  The negotiation agent, using the information sent by the Inquirer agents create an AHP tree, which is be used for the scores calculation, for each offer issued by resource agents.  ... 
doi:10.5171/2013.261432 fatcat:cuzv3ozf7bgy3deodja57vb4zu
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