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From Modeling to Simulation of Multi-agent Systems: An Integrated Approach and a Case Study [chapter]

Giancarlo Fortino, Alfredo Garro, Wilma Russo
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, an integrated approach for the modeling and the validation through simulation of multi-agent systems is proposed.  ...  The proposed approach is exemplified by defining and simulating a multi-agent system concerning with an agent-mediated consumer-driven e-Marketplace which offers mobile agentbased services for searching  ...  An integrated approach for modeling and simulating Multi-Agent Systems In this section an integrated approach which allows to fully and seamlessly support the modeling and simulation of MAS is proposed  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30082-3_16 fatcat:a4z5jff3encjpn5axkpyibewx4

An integrated approach for designing in-time and economically sustainable emergency care networks: A case study in the public sector

Miguel Ortiz-Barrios, Juan-José Alfaro-Saiz, Ashkan Memari
2020 PLoS ONE  
In an attempt to address these shortcomings, this paper presents a three-phase methodology based on Discrete-event simulation, payment collateral models, and lean six sigma to support the design of in-time  ...  The proposed approach is validated in a public ECN consisting of 2 hospitals and 8 POCs (Point of Care).  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to express his gratitude to Giselle Polifroni Avendaño for supporting this research. Author Contributions Conceptualization: Miguel Ortiz-Barrios.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0234984 pmid:32569319 fatcat:7v2i5jxpdjahlpfq7fpnypgu2i

Multi-Agent Systems

Vicente Julian, Vicente Botti
2019 Applied Sciences  
Another reason for the widespread interest in multi-agent systems is that these systems are seen as a technology and a tool that helps in the analysis and development of new models and theories in large-scale  ...  This last aspect is currently of great interest due to the need for democratization in the use of technology that allows people without technical preparation to interact with the devices in a simple and  ...  Acknowledgments: The Guest Editors would like to thank all the authors that have participated in this Special Issue and also the reference contact in MDPI, Daria Shi, for all the work dedicated to the  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9071402 fatcat:wbzstc4hbnga5e6droxbz3xriq

Networked Control System Wind Tunnel (NCSWT)- An evaluation tool for networked multi-agent systems

Derek Riley, Emeka Eyisi, Jia Bai, Xenofon Koutsoukos, Yuan Xue, Janos Sztipanovits
2011 Proceedings of the 4th International ICST Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques  
Given the varied nature of NCS, it is appropriate to use a heterogenous simulation environment to capture the dynamics; however, the design and integration of heterogeneous simulation environments is a  ...  In this work we present the Networked Control System Wind Tunnel (NCSWT), an integrated simulation environment for NCS.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We want to thank the referees and editors for their extremely useful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.simutools.2011.245514 dblp:conf/simutools/RileyEBKXS11 fatcat:wtbgf5e6lfeupi27zlrtfe5sx4

An Efficient Synthetic Vision System for 3D Multi-character Systems [chapter]

Miguel Lozano, Rafael Lucia, Fernando Barber, Fran Grimaldo, Antonio Lucas, Alicia Fornes
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
sensor system designed to provide this information to different kinds of 3D embodied agents (games, storytelling, etc).  ...  This paper deals with the problem of sensing virtual environments for 3D intelligent multi-character simulations.  ...  In this way, we consider storytelling domains as an adequate simulation framework for 3D intelligent characters or 3D multi-character system, so from this particular point of view, the agent sensory systems  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39396-2_60 fatcat:tbergvtbwjfjtpdmkligdgwv3m

Extending a Multi-Agent Systems Simulation Architecture for Systems-of-Systems Security Analysis

Jamal El Hachem, Vanea Chiprianov, Valdemar Vicente Graciano Neto, Philippe Aniorte
2018 2018 13th Annual Conference on System of Systems Engineering (SoSE)  
To answer this question, we performed a review of the SoS analysis approaches and argued the usefulness of Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) for SoS simulation due mainly to the similarities between MAS and SoS  ...  Thirdly, our approach and tools need to be validated by a case study and industrial use. VI.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sysose.2018.8428776 dblp:conf/sysose/HachemCNA18 fatcat:itll2eev7zhiffphdi6zybnhti

A new transformation approach for complex systems modelling and simulation: application to industrial control system

Noureddine Seddari, Sofiane Boukelkoul, Abdelghani Bouras, Mohamed Belaoued, Mohammed Redjimi
2021 International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling  
In this paper, we present a novel approach to modelling and simulation of discrete event dynamic systems (DEDS), based on the combination of discrete event systems specification (DEVS) and agent group  ...  Due to the increasing importance of complex systems, the problems of modelling and simulation (M&S) of these systems, their approaches and solutions have been studied extensively these last years.  ...  Agents and artefacts for multi-modelling Agents and artefacts for multi-modelling (Siebert, 2011) aims to build and simulate the heterogeneous multi-model of a complex system from a set of pre-existing  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijspm.2021.113073 fatcat:ey74mfhmjjc3ljxwhsqjuj4nom

Systems Biology at the giga-scale: large multi-scale models of complex, heterogeneous multicellular systems

Arnau Montagud, Miguel Ponce de León, Alfonso Valencia
2021 Current Opinion in Systems Biology  
This is a PDF file of an article that has undergone enhancements after acceptance, such as the addition of a cover page and metadata, and formatting for readability, but it is not yet the definitive version  ...  This version will undergo additional copyediting, typesetting and review before it is published in its final form, but we are providing this version to give early visibility of the article.  ...  Acknowledgements: The authors acknowledge the reviewers for their comments and suggestions that helped improve and clarify this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.coisb.2021.100385 fatcat:jff4mcrllfhyxnf3stsihfhhwy

Applications of Multi-Agent System in Power System Engineering [chapter]

G.S. Satheesh Kumar, S. Tamil Selvi
2020 Multi Agent Systems - Strategies and Applications  
Power system needs a continuous upgrade to overcome the challenges like distributed control, self-healing, power quality, demand side management and integration of renewable system.  ...  At present, power system needs an advance and intelligent technology to perform various system level tasks.  ...  Acknowledgements We sincerely thank Management, Principal and Faculty of Erode Sengunthar Engineering College, Perundurai, Tamil Nadu, India for their support and continue motivation for this work.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.90297 fatcat:ompinuosjbfplijbqfnwharote

Minitrack: "modeling nonlinear natural and human systems"

H.J. Scholl, G.P. Richardson
2004 37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2004. Proceedings of the  
Multi-method approaches, dynamic triangulation, and complementary applications of these modeling techniques in terms of an integrated research design have been proposed before [1] [2] [3] .  ...  Among the traditional approaches to modeling nonlinear and dynamic systems are techniques such as discrete event simulation or Markov chains.  ...  Multi-method approaches, dynamic triangulation, and complementary applications of these modeling techniques in terms of an integrated research design have been proposed before [1] [2] [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2004.1265238 dblp:conf/hicss/SchollR04 fatcat:urfm7kexavh4xom37zybeodi2a

Multi-agent semantic interoperability in complex energy systems simulation and decision support

Gabriel Santos, Tiago Pinto, Zita Vale, Juan Manuel Corchado
2019 2019 20th International Conference on Intelligent System Application to Power Systems (ISAP)  
The case study presents an integrated laboratorial simulation and emulation infrastructure, enabling a realistic test and validation of the results.  ...  This work introduces a multi-agent systems' society, in power and energy, for simulation and decision support.  ...  CASE STUDY The present case study intends to demonstrate the applicability and usefulness of the proposed ontologies to achieve an interoperable MAS Society for the PES simulation and study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isap48318.2019.9065951 fatcat:wpdlab6wxvfexi736pldmsr3y4

Multi-Agent Systems Technology for Composite Decision Making in Complex Systems [chapter]

Marina V. Sokolova, Antonio Fernández-Caballero
2009 Sustainability in Energy and Buildings  
An example of the general approach applied to composite complex systems is described.  ...  In the article, the authors review the main characteristics of complex systems and offer their general approach for decision support system creation based on the multi-agent systems paradigm.  ...  Acknowledgements This work is supported in part by the Spanish CICYT TIN2007-67586-C02-02 grant and the Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha PII2I09-0069-0994 and PEII09-0054-9581 grants.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03454-1_4 fatcat:5ewrcmrjejgv7jwqin3qn4h2qi

A critical analysis of travel demand estimation for new one-way carsharing systems

Reza Vosooghi, Jakob Puchinger, Marija Jankovic, Goknur Sirin
2017 2017 IEEE 20th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC)  
ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research work has been carried out in the framework of IRT SystemX, Paris-Saclay, France, and therefore granted with public funds within the scope of the French Program "Investissements  ...  [29] used an integrated agentbased traffic simulator built on disaggregated behavior models in both demand and supply (SimMobility [30] ) to study the potential impacts of introducing of an AMoD service  ...  An agent-based simulation is developed in which travel demand emerges from the interactions of four types of agents in the transportation system: node, arc, traveler and vehicle.  ... 
doi:10.1109/itsc.2017.8317917 dblp:conf/itsc/VosooghiPJS17 fatcat:ans5vsbizbeb5mnitka3a3j64u

Testing in Multi-Agent Systems [chapter]

Cu D. Nguyen, Anna Perini, Carole Bernon, Juan Pavón, John Thangarajah
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
For this purpose, we provide a reference framework that provides a classification of MAS testing levels (such as unit, agent, integration, system, and acceptance) and of testing approaches along the development  ...  Testing software agents and Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) needs suitable techniques to evaluate agent's autonomous behaviours as well as distribution, social and deliberative properties, which are particular  ...  Differently from these techniques, simulation-based approaches aim at detecting abnormal behaviours while a simplified version of the system (or a model of it) is executed in a virtual environment [13  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-19208-1_13 fatcat:2xnmoagzebbzhl2u7fe4lwfrz4

Multi-agent system theory for resource management in home automation systems

Giuseppe Conte, Gianluca Morganti, Anna Maria Perdon, David Scaradozzi
2009 Journal of Physical Agents (JoPha)  
A paradigm for modelling and analysing Home Automation Systems is introduced, based on Multi-Agent System theory.  ...  A rich and versatile environment for Home Automation System simulation is constructed for investigating the performances of the system.  ...  MULTI-AGENT SYSTEM AND HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEM DEFINITION Multi-Agent System theory has been employed to model and study several situations, characterised by the presence of autonomous agents which interact  ... 
doi:10.14198/jopha.2009.3.2.04 fatcat:sb5cukc5pveclfez2nwh67mvwu
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