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PVS 98 Agent Models and their Application in Production Planning [chapter]

Vladimír Mařík, Michal Pĕchouček, Christophe Roche
1998 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
STRUCTURES USED WITHIN PVS'98 AGENT There are four complementary structures to be considered when designing appropriate knowledgeldata structures to represent agents' behavior: a) wrapper internal structure  ...  STRUCTURES USED WITHIN PVS'98 AGENT There are four complementary structures to be considered when designing appropriate knowledgeldata structures to represent agents' behavior: a) wrapper internal structure  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35390-6_2 fatcat:ze6zvkoikjdbnf7lni2aejuguq

Agent-Based Modelling of Urban District Energy System Decarbonisation—A Systematic Literature Review

Ardak Akhatova, Lukas Kranzl, Fabian Schipfer, Charitha Buddhika Heendeniya
2022 Energies  
This state-of-the-art review focuses on the application of agent-based modelling for exploring policy interventions that facilitate the decarbonisation (i.e., energy transition) of districts and neighbourhoods  ...  agent-based modelling environment.  ...  The resulting structure allows modelling the social interactions of agents, resulting in the spread of desirable, or non-desirable, ideas, products, or behaviours [91, 92] (also called "opinion dynamics  ... 
doi:10.3390/en15020554 fatcat:tgznq7lqkjgezeda6hhlujkpbu

Agent based modelling and energy planning – Utilization of MATSim for transport energy demand modelling

T. Novosel, L. Perković, M. Ban, H. Keko, T. Pukšec, G. Krajačić, N. Duić
2015 Energy  
The hourly demand for the transport sector has been calculated using the agent-based modelling tool MATSim on a simplified geographic layout.  ...  The goal of this paper is to model the hourly distribution of the energy consumption of EVs and use the calculated load curves to test their impact on the Croatian energy system.  ...  The application of ABM in the modelling of transport is diverse.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.energy.2015.05.091 fatcat:nevo76uynbc7jaiv6eeehqf4ga

Social Grid Agents [chapter]

Gabriele Pierantoni, Brian Coghlan, Eamonn Kenny
2011 Computer Communications and Networks  
topologies that define production systems and social structures.  ...  As production agents control service providers and social agents control production agents, the messages they exchange reflect this structure as illustrated in Figure 3-42.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-85729-676-4_6 fatcat:d5eurrbvbrfy3m7kjcdyd4orne

Evaluating the Effect of Oil-Displacing Agents Using Computer Graphics and Visualization Glass Plate Model Experiments

Xiangyu Sun, Jijiang Ge, Shang Ren, An Zhao
2021 Frontiers in Energy Research  
This article first summarizes the development and respective characteristics of the visual experiment evaluation of oil displacement agents.  ...  Finally, using the quantitative visual experimental results from different oil displacement agent injection methods as an example, we compared the different oil displacement processes and their recovery  ...  After the oil-displacing agent is injected, water flooding is resumed until the water production rate reaches 98%.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenrg.2020.601158 fatcat:6wf5oqrcdfdntg3vaecot3le6m

Parameterised Verification of Data-aware Multi-Agent Systems

Francesco Belardinelli, Panagiotis Kouvaros, Alessio Lomuscio
2017 Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence  
This is demonstrated by separately addressing the unboundedness of the number of agents and the the data domain.  ...  We illustrate the expressivity of the formal model by modelling English auctions with an unbounded number of bidders on unbouded data and show how the technique here introduced can be used to give formal  ...  Acknowledgments The research described in this paper was partly supported by the EPSRC project "Trusted Autonomous Systems"(EP/I00529X) and the French ANR JCJC Project SVeDaS (ANR-16-CE40-0021).  ... 
doi:10.24963/ijcai.2017/15 dblp:conf/ijcai/BelardinelliKL17 fatcat:ph4unwc6ubfijmckfiy4b7i3wu

Active Inference in Robotics and Artificial Agents: Survey and Challenges [article]

Pablo Lanillos, Cristian Meo, Corrado Pezzato, Ajith Anil Meera, Mohamed Baioumy, Wataru Ohata, Alexander Tschantz, Beren Millidge, Martijn Wisse, Christopher L. Buckley, Jun Tani
2021 arXiv   pre-print
and artificial agents in general.  ...  Here, we review the state-of-the-art theory and implementations of active inference for state-estimation, control, planning and learning; describing current achievements with a particular focus on robotics  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We would like to thank Karl Friston for his comments on the manuscript and his invaluable inspiration for AIF in robotics.  ... 
arXiv:2112.01871v1 fatcat:dux4iuejufb4bomn27eqv5rpea

Oxytetracycline and Streptomycin Resistance Genes in Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni, the Causal Agent of Bacterial Spot in Peach

Austin Herbert, C. Nathan Hancock, Brodie Cox, Guido Schnabel, Daniela Moreno, Renato Carvalho, Jeffrey Jones, Matthew Paret, Xueqing Geng, Hehe Wang
2022 Frontiers in Microbiology  
Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni (Xap) causes bacterial spot, a major worldwide disease of Prunus species.  ...  Very few chemical management options are available for this disease and frequent applications of oxytetracycline (OTC) in the United States peach orchards have raised concerns about resistance development  ...  Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni, causal agent of bacterial spot of stone fruits and almond: its genomic and phenotypic characteristics in the X. arboricola species context. Mol.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmicb.2022.821808 pmid:35283838 pmcid:PMC8914263 fatcat:yhbwhhwjfnbe5i6vxhxvs5cwli

Towards a framework for certification of reliable autonomous systems

Michael Fisher, Viviana Mascardi, Kristin Yvonne Rozier, Bernd-Holger Schlingloff, Michael Winikoff, Neil Yorke-Smith
2020 Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems  
The capability and spread of such systems have reached the point where they are beginning to touch much of everyday life.  ...  towards developing regulatory guidelines, including articulating challenges to researchers, to engineers, and to regulators.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the organisers and participants of the Dagstuhl 19112 workshop, and the anonymous reviewers of this article. Thanks to Simone Ancona for the drawings in Sect. 1.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10458-020-09487-2 fatcat:gd6urk3nbrcwxkpffdtdpa5xha

Creating Agent-Based Energy Transition Management Models That Can Uncover Profitable Pathways to Climate Change Mitigation

Auke Hoekstra, Maarten Steinbuch, Geert Verbong
2017 Complexity  
But the choice for agent-based models does not mean a rejection of other approaches because they can be accommodated within the agent-based framework. We conclude with practical guidelines.  ...  A review of modelling techniques shows that equilibrium models are unsuitable and that system dynamics and discrete event simulation are too limited.  ...  [97] [98] [99] .  ... 
doi:10.1155/2017/1967645 fatcat:o4gjo7nhlzbp7eiaf6f5sdu3ky

Cupriavidus sp. HN-2, a Novel Quorum Quenching Bacterial Isolate, is a Potent Biocontrol Agent Against Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris

Tian Ye, Tian Zhou, Qiting Li, Xudan Xu, Xinghui Fan, Lianhui Zhang, Shaohua Chen
2019 Microorganisms  
Application of the HN-2 strain as a biocontrol agent could substantially reduce the disease severity.  ...  These findings reveal the biochemical basis of a highly efficient DSF-degrading bacterial isolate and present a useful agent for controlling infectious diseases caused by DSF-dependent bacterial pathogens  ...  Application of strain HN-2 as a biocontrol agent could substantially reduce the disease severity of Xcc.  ... 
doi:10.3390/microorganisms8010045 pmid:31881662 pmcid:PMC7022395 fatcat:bvelcmxcnvcgzkum6c4upotvhq

Predictive Safety Network for Resource-constrained Multi-agent Systems

Meng Guo, Mathias Bürger
2019 Conference on Robot Learning  
The former requires intensive manual tuning while the latter needs a static and accurate model of the complete system.  ...  The whole framework follows a hierarchical structure to avoid the exponential blowup in the state and action space.  ...  However, the application of DRL to relevant multi-agent planning problems is still difficult and often prone to failures as also shown in [6] .  ... 
dblp:conf/corl/GuoB19 fatcat:apdr3d7xgvftphsqy6q7dbusq4

Towards the next generation of smart grids: Semantic and holonic multi-agent management of distributed energy resources

Shaun Howell, Yacine Rezgui, Jean-Laurent Hippolyte, Bejay Jayan, Haijiang Li
2017 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
management and information and communication technologies.  ...  This promotes the systemic features of autonomy, belonging, connectivity, diversity and emergence, and balances global and local system objectives, through adaptive control topologies and demand responsive  ...  as the EPSRC and BRE (Ph.D. award reference 1302677).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2017.03.107 fatcat:rwbvderau5estlsfoexoqzo2za

Cell-Based High-Throughput Screening Assay Identifies 2′,2′-Difluoro-2′-deoxycytidine Gemcitabine as a Potential Antipoliovirus Agent

Zhuoran Zhang, Enzhuo Yang, Chunmiao Hu, Han Cheng, Crystal Y. Chen, Dan Huang, Richard Wang, Yue Zhao, Lijun Rong, Marco Vignuzzi, Hongbo Shen, Ling Shen (+1 others)
2016 ACS Infectious Diseases  
Using the validated HTS assay, we screened the FDA-approved drug library of compounds and identified candidate agents capable of inhibiting PV replication.  ...  Here, we created a modified PV expressing Gaussia Luciferase (Sb-Gluc) and developed a cell-based high-throughput screening (HTS) antiviral assay.  ...  National Institutes of Health Grant R01OD015092, HL064560, and HL129887, and Contract HHSN266200500016-I, Task Orders D23 and C28.  ... 
doi:10.1021/acsinfecdis.6b00116 pmid:27733043 pmcid:PMC5754216 fatcat:qqbfkcci2ncx3pgrt26vfunyce

Drying behavior of dense refractory castables. Part 2 – Drying agents and design of heating schedules

A.P. Luz, M.H. Moreira, R. Salomão, M.A.L. Braulio, V.C. Pandolfelli
2021 Ceramics International  
to a suitable and safer water release in such dense consolidated structures.  ...  models, might help in simulating and predicting the steam pressure developed in refractory systems during their first heating.  ...  The parameter Wdf is calculated by Eq. 5 when M = Mf and Pv is obtained by Eq. 4.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ceramint.2021.10.190 fatcat:et7uxnkxyjbnlkho5hfzj6zidq
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