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Bio-inspired multi-agent data harvesting in a proactive urban monitoring environment

Uichin Lee, Eugenio Magistretti, Mario Gerla, Paolo Bellavista, Pietro Lió, Kang-Won Lee
2009 Ad hoc networks  
chemotaxis and Lévy flights to favor agent movements towards "information patches" where the concentration of meta-data is high.  ...  In typical urban sensing operations, multiple agents should collaborate in harvesting and searching for key meta-data in parallel.  ...  From this study, we showed that DTF effectively balances the movement of multiple agents and distributes them.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.adhoc.2008.03.009 fatcat:lcgjo4lvarbsjc27vznlaajsmm

Enabling the SOS network

Mihaela Ulieru
2008 Conference Proceedings / IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics  
Hints towards a 'change of culture' shifting first responders operations from the traditional hierarchical towards a 'power to the edge' heterarchy point to policy changes that allow emerging leaders to  ...  The strategies proposed increase the responsiveness and effectiveness of first responder meta-organizations thus reducing the vulnerabilities to asymmetric threats to increase the safety quotient and by  ...  balance the individual protocols at the agent level with the overall network policies.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsmc.2008.4811246 dblp:conf/smc/Ulieru08 fatcat:hwpzxek2k5eqheaok6eddecvde

The Development of Localized Algorithms in Wireless Sensor Networks

Hairong Qi, Phani Kuruganti, Yingyue Xu
2002 Sensors  
In the SPIN protocol, the initiating node which has new data advertises the data to the neighboring nodes in the network using meta-data.  ...  The meta-data and the raw data have a one-to-one mapping relation. The format of meta-data is application-specific.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20700286 fatcat:tosqmjtnurgrxczlrf7n57z7um

A Study of Some Multi-agent Meta-models [chapter]

Carole Bernon, Massimo Cossentino, Marie-Pierre Gleizes, Paola Turci, Franco Zambonelli
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
us to draw up a first version of a unified meta-model proposed as a first step towards interoperability between agent-oriented methodologies.  ...  This paper tries to find a means to unify three existing methodologies -ADELFE, Gaia and PASSI -by studying their meta-models and the concepts related to them.  ...  This unification problem leads us to some interesting questioning that could represent (our) future works: -Is it possible to identify a meta-model from which all the meta-models used in the multi-agent  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30578-1_5 fatcat:kg5josxigjaabhvfe76ixvb6sq

An Executable Model of the Interaction between Verbal and Non-verbal Communication [chapter]

Catholijn M. Jonker, Jan Treur, Wouter C. A. Wijngaards
2000 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The third semantic level is the symbolic level where the agent reasons about aspects of its own state, e.g., its own knowledge and actions it intends to perform in the world: the symbolic meta-level.  ...  (for symbolic manipulation of the dynamics and reflective aspects of the agents).  ...  At the same time agent A looks questioningly towards agent B. 13. Agent B observes the questioning face of agent A and puts his thumb up. 14.  ... 
doi:10.1007/10722777_22 fatcat:qb6tt676jzbqhgmep5nwbx633q

Organizational structures supported by agent-oriented methodologies

David Isern, David Sánchez, Antonio Moreno
2011 Journal of Systems and Software  
In order to assist the development of multi-agent systems, agent-oriented methodologies (AOM) have been created in the last years to support modelling more and more complex applications.  ...  Modern AOMs should be able to capture and represent organizational structures, defining interaction and collaboration patterns between agents, their internal roles and dependencies between groups of agents  ...  Agent interaction is specified in the meta-model as interaction protocols associated to role pairs played by agents.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2010.09.005 fatcat:x7ogr42jlbaxpgi6bauwenfwza

A survey on bio inspired meta heuristic based clustering protocols for wireless sensor networks

A Datta, S Nandakumar
2017 IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering  
The author presents a brief survey on various bio inspired swarm intelligence based protocols used in routing data in wireless sensor networks while outlining their general principle and operation.  ...  Due to Sink mobility, the path between two sensor nodes continuously changes and this has a profound effect on the operational longevity of the network and a need arises for a protocol which utilizes minimal  ...  The bacteria foraging optimization uses the strategy of allowing agents to stochastically and collectively swarm toward optima.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1757-899x/263/5/052026 fatcat:lwthrugnjfgx5hndknzhai3asy

VIPER: A VIsual Protocol EditoR [chapter]

C. F. B. Rooney, R. W. Collier, G. M. P. O'Hare
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper introduces the Visual Protocol Editor (VIPER), a graphical tool that allows users to diagrammatically construct agent interaction protocols .  ...  In particular, we focus upon the design of interaction protocols using a subset of Agent UML.  ...  Introduction Agent UML (AUML) is a language and set of graphical formalisms geared towards the design of agent oriented systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24634-3_21 fatcat:bjkmcio2qjecthlf4uasjugarq

Social Interactions of Autonomous Agents: Private and Global Views on Communication [chapter]

F. Dignum
1999 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Often a global view is taken to x some protocols (like contract net) for all the possible social interactions between agents within the system.  ...  In this paper we investigate the case where there might not be a (or one) xed protocol for the social interaction and where the agents do not necessarily react in the same way to each message from other  ...  A directive from agent i results in an obligation of agent j (towards i) if agent i was authorised to give the order or i has a power relation towards j.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-46581-2_8 fatcat:6vcuubk64zbofddnuwk3gpaenu

Multi-agent Architecture Model for Driving Mobile Manipulator Robots

A. Hentout, B. Bouzouia, Z. Toukal
2008 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
The interaction between the various agents is modeled by the use of the interaction diagrams of Agent UML (states and protocol diagrams).  ...  These last ones constitute the Mobile Robot agent and the Manipulator Robot agent controlling, respectively, the mobile base and the manipulator arm.  ...  Protocol diagrams The protocol diagrams describe the interaction protocols used by the agents. These diagrams represent the messages exchanged between agents.  ... 
doi:10.5772/5608 fatcat:ktzttwpgibdaxad2hemewg4eca

Towards FAIR Protocols and Workflows: The OpenPREDICT Case Study

João Moreira, Remzi Celebi, Tobias Kuhn, Michel Dumontier, Lars Ridder
2021 Zenodo  
Retrospective provenance 3-Workflow evolution Reproducibility of Scientific Workflows CQ1 -Manual steps x Computational steps CQ1.1: steps meant to be executed manually x computationally CQ1.2: agents  ...  GitHub) I1: Formal languages (RDF, OWL) with commonly used ontologies (DCAT, PROV) I2: workflow, datasets, metadata and data provenance follow the FAIR principles (PlEx) I3: meaningful links between (meta  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5211217 fatcat:44zx3jltxzba5buiy7lgwnqmby

Modelling Social Agents: Towards Deliberate Communication [chapter]

Frank Dignum, Bernd van Linder
2002 Agent-Based Defeasible Control in Dynamic Environments  
In this paper we present a formal framework for social agents.  ...  the social component (containing aspects of speech acts and relations between agents).  ...  Ç Å Å Á Ì «µ Ã ´ Ä´ È ´«´ µµµ Ç « A directive from agent results in an obligation of agent (towards ) if agent was authorised to give the order or has a power relation towards .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-017-1741-0_13 fatcat:xyqw5ju35bb7lnw4v7wstgjxsa

O-MaSE: a customisable approach to designing and building complex, adaptive multi-agent systems

Scott A. DeLoach, Juan Carlos Garcia Ojeda
2010 International Journal of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering  
He is best known for his work in agent-oriented software engineering.  ...  He is the creator of the multi-agent systems engineering methodology (MaSE), its follow-on organisation-based multi-agent systems engineering methodology (O-MaSE), and the associated agentTool analysis  ...  classes Agent class model Agent class modeller Model protocols Protocol model Protocol modeller Model policies Policy model Policy modeller Low level design Model plans Agent plan model  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijaose.2010.036984 fatcat:zfly2zpndvfnhipu33j3v7iqrm

Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis of data from preclinical studies employing forced swimming test: an update

A B Ramos-Hryb, Z Bahor, S McCann, E Sena, M R MacLeod, C Lino de Oliveira
2019 BMJ Open Science  
The present protocol of a systematic review with meta-analysis aims to investigate the quality of preclinical studies employing FST to identify risks of bias in future publications.  ...  Subgroup meta-analysis (meta-regression, and if necessary, stratified regression) will be performed when possible according to characteristics of study design and study quality to assess their impact on  ...  Meta-analysis will be performed after publication of the protocol in a journal with a peer-review system.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjos-2017-000043 pmid:35047683 pmcid:PMC8749270 fatcat:pgkauccudbh2tbabgh7bzka2ny

An agent-based architecture for multimodal interaction

CATHOLIJN M. JONKER, JAN TREUR, WOUTER C.A. WIJNGAARDS
2001 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
The agent A reasons at the symbolic meta-level and concludes that this world information should be communicated to agent B.  ...  The third semantic level is the symbolic level where the agent reasons about aspects of its own state, e.g., its own knowledge and actions it intends to perform in the world: the symbolic meta-level.  ...  A trace following the communication protocol in a goal-directed manner 1 Pot 2 contains tea. Pot 2 is at p3. The tea is old. Agent B is looking towards the front.  ... 
doi:10.1006/ijhc.2000.0450 fatcat:vcqvdrm35jeh5mdac3zmqjtxfy
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