Field Based Coordination for Pervasive Multiagent Systems Book

Field Based Coordination for Pervasive Multiagent Systems


  • Author : Marco Mamei
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-03-28
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 242
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540279693

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Field Based Coordination for Pervasive Multiagent Systems Excerpt :

More and more, software systems involve autonomous and distributed software components that have to execute and interact in open and dynamic environments, such as in pervasive, autonomous, and mobile applications. The requirements with respect to dynamics, openness, scalability, and decentralization call for new approaches to software design and development, capable of supporting spontaneous configuration, tolerating partial failures, or arranging adaptive reorganization of the whole system. Inspired by the behaviour of complex natural systems, scientists and engineers have started to adjust their mechanisms and techniques for self-organization and adaption to changing environments. In line with these considerations, Mamei and Zambonelli propose an interaction model inspired by the way masses and particles in our universe move and self-organize according to contextual information represented by gravitational and electromagnetic fields. The key idea is to have the components’ actions driven by computational force fields, generated by the components themselves or by some infrastructures, and propagated across the environment. Together with its supporting middleware infrastructure – available with additional information under http://www.agentgroup.unimore.it – this model can serve as the basis for a general purpose and widely applicable approach for the design and development of adaptive distributed applications.

Multiagent System Technologies Book

Multiagent System Technologies


  • Author : Matthias Klusch
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-08-19
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 426
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642407765

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Multiagent System Technologies Excerpt :

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th German Conference on Multiagent System Technologies, MATES 2013, held in Koblenz, Germany, in September 2013. The 29 revised full papers and 3 keynote talks presented were carefully reviewed and selected from various submissions. The papers cover a broad area of topics of interest ranging from issues of agent-based coordination to simulation to negotiation.

Architecture Based Design of Multi Agent Systems Book

Architecture Based Design of Multi Agent Systems


  • Author : Danny Weyns
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-06-01
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642010644

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Architecture Based Design of Multi Agent Systems Excerpt :

Multi-agent systems are claimed to be especially suited to the development of software systems that are decentralized, can deal flexibly with dynamic conditions, and are open to system components that come and go. This is why they are used in domains such as manufacturing control, automated vehicles, and e-commerce markets. Danny Weyns' book is organized according to the postulate that "developing multi-agent systems is 95% software engineering and 5% multi-agent systems theory." He presents a software engineering approach for multi-agent systems that is heavily based on software architecture - with, for example, tailored patterns such as "situated agent", "virtual environment", and "selective perception" - and on middleware for distributed coordination – with programming abstractions such as "views" and "roles." Next he shows the feasibility and applicability of this approach with the development of an automated transportation system consisting of a number of automatic guided vehicles transporting loads in an industrial setting. Weyns puts the development of multi-agent systems into a larger perspective with traditional software engineering approaches. With this, he opens up opportunities to exploit the body of knowledge developed in the multi-agent systems community to tackle some of the difficult challenges of modern-day software systems, such as decentralized control, location-awareness, self-adaption, and large-scale. Thus his book is of interest for both researchers and industrial software engineers who develop applications in areas such as distributed control systems and mobile applications where such requirements are of crucial importance.

Engineering Multi Agent Systems Book

Engineering Multi Agent Systems


  • Author : Massimo Cossentino
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-12-12
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 391
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642453434

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Engineering Multi Agent Systems Excerpt :

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Workshop on Engineering Multi-Agent Systems, EMAS 2013, held in St. Paul, MN, USA, in May 2013. The 19 full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 30 submissions. The focus of the papers is on following topics: agent-oriented software engineering, declarative agent languages and technologies, and programming multi-agent systems.

Environments for Multi Agent Systems III Book

Environments for Multi Agent Systems III


  • Author : Danny Weyns
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-02-28
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 271
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540711025

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Environments for Multi Agent Systems III Excerpt :

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Environments for Multiagent Systems, E4MAS 2006, held in Hakodate, Japan in May 2006 as an associated event of AAMAS 2006, the 5th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems. The 15 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from the lectures given at the workshop completed by a number of invited papers of prominent researchers active in the domain. The papers are organized in topical sections on models, architecture, and design, mediated inte.

Multi Agent Systems Book

Multi Agent Systems


  • Author : Massimo Cossentino
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2012-10-26
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 259
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642347993

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Multi Agent Systems Excerpt :

This book constitutes the thoroughly reviewed post-proceedings of the 9th International Workshop, EUMAS 2011, held in Maastricht, The Netherlands, in November 2011. The 16 revised full papers included in the book were carefully revised and selected from 45 submissions. This workshop is primarily intended as a European forum at which researchers and those interested in activities relating to research in the area of autonomous agents and multi-agent systems could meet, present (potentially preliminary) research results, problems, and issues in an open and informal but academic environment. The aim of this workshop was to encourage and support activity in the research and development of multi-agent systems, in academic and industrial efforts.

Knowledge Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems Book

Knowledge Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems


  • Author : Bruno Apolloni
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2007-09-12
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 884
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540748199

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Knowledge Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems Excerpt :

This book is part of a three-volume set that constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, KES 2007. Coverage in this first volume includes artificial neural networks and connectionists systems, fuzzy and neuro-fuzzy systems, evolutionary computation, machine learning and classical AI, agent systems, and information engineering and applications in ubiquitous computing environments.

Introducing the Oscillations Based Paradigm Book

Introducing the Oscillations Based Paradigm


  • Author : Darius Plikynas
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-06-16
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 325
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319390406

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Introducing the Oscillations Based Paradigm Excerpt :

The book presents a conceptually novel oscillations based paradigm, the Oscillation-Based Multi-Agent System (OSIMAS), aimed at the modelling of agents and their systems as coherent, stylized, neurodynamic processes. This paradigm links emerging research domains via coherent neurodynamic oscillation based representations of the individual human mind and society (as a coherent collective mind) states. Thus, this multidisciplinary paradigm delivers an empirical and simulation research framework that provides a new way of modelling the complex dynamics of individual and collective mind states. This book addresses a conceptual problem – the lack of a multidisciplinary, connecting paradigm, which could link fragmented research in the fields of neuroscience, artificial intelligence (AI), multi-agent system (MAS) and the social network domains. The need for a common multidisciplinary research framework essentially arises because these fields share a common object of investigation and simulation, i.e., individual and collective human behavior. Although the fields of research mentioned above all approach this from different perspectives, their common object of investigation unites them. By putting the various pathways of research as they are interrelated into perspective, this book provides a philosophical underpinning, experimental background and modelling tools that the author anticipates will reveal new frontiers in multidisciplinary research. Fundamental investigation of the implicit oscillatory nature of agents’ mind states and social mediums in general can reveal some new ways of understanding the periodic and nonperiodic fluctuations taking place in real life. For example, via agent states-related diffusion properties, we could investigate complex economic phenomena like the spread of stock market crashes, currency crises, speculative oscillations (bubbles and crashes), social unrest, recessionary effects, sovereign defaults, etc. All these effects are closely ass

Trends in Practical Applications of Agents and Multiagent Systems Book

Trends in Practical Applications of Agents and Multiagent Systems


  • Author : Pawel Pawlewski
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-04-16
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 700
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642124334

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Trends in Practical Applications of Agents and Multiagent Systems Excerpt :

PAAMS, the International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems is an international yearly forum to present, to discuss, and to disseminate the latest developments and the most important outcomes related to real-world applications. It provides a unique opportunity to bring multi-disciplinary experts, academics and practitioners together to exchange their ex-perience in the development of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems. This volume presents the papers that have been accepted for the 2010 edition in the Special Sessions and Workshops. PAAMS'10 Special Sessions and Workshops are a very useful tool in order to complement the regular program with new or emerging topics of particular interest to the participating community. Special Sessions and Workshops that emphasize on multi-disciplinary and transversal aspects, as well as cutting-edge topics were especially encouraged and welcomed.

Social Computing and Social Media Book

Social Computing and Social Media


  • Author : Gabriele Meiselwitz
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-05-15
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 605
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319076324

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Social Computing and Social Media Excerpt :

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Social Computing and Social Media, SCSM 2014, held as part of the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2014, in Heraklion, Crete, Greece in June 2014, jointly with 13 other thematically conferences. The total of 1476 papers and 220 posters presented at the HCII 2014 conferences were carefully reviewed and selected from 4766 submissions. These papers address the latest research and development efforts and highlight the human aspects of design and use of computing systems. The papers accepted for presentation thoroughly cover the entire field of Human-Computer Interaction, addressing major advances in knowledge and effective use of computers in a variety of application areas. The 56 papers included in this volume are organized in topical sections on designing and evaluating social computing and social media; designing, analyzing and visualizing social networks; online communities and engagement; presence and self in social media; social media, games, gamification and entertainment.

Automation and Control Book

Automation and Control


  • Author : Aleksandar Rodic
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2009-12-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9789533070391

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Automation and Control Excerpt :

The present edited book is a collection of 18 chapters written by internationally recognized experts and well-known professionals of the field. Chapters contribute to diverse facets of automation and control. The volume is organized in four parts according to the main subjects, regarding the recent advances in this field of engineering. The first thematic part of the book is devoted to automation. This includes solving of assembly line balancing problem and design of software architecture for cognitive assembling in production systems. The second part of the book concerns different aspects of modelling and control. This includes a study on modelling pollutant emission of diesel engine, development of a PLC program obtained from DEVS model, control networks for digital home, automatic control of temperature and flow in heat exchanger, and non-linear analysis and design of phase locked loops. The third part addresses issues of parameter estimation and filter design, including methods for parameters estimation, control and design of the wave digital filters. The fourth part presents new results in the intelligent control. This includes building a neural PDF strategy for hydroelectric satation simulator, intelligent network system for process control, neural generalized predictive control for industrial processes, intelligent system for forecasting, diagnosis and decision making based on neural networks and self-organizing maps, development of a smart semantic middleware for the Internet , development of appropriate AI methods in fault-tollerant control, building expert system in rotary railcar dumpers, expert system for plant asset management, and building of a image retrieval system in heterogeneous database. The content of this thematic book admirably reflects the complementary aspects of theory and practice which have taken place in the last years. Certainly, the content of this book will serve as a valuable overview of theoretical and practical methods in control a

Modeling and Simulation of Social Behavioral Phenomena in Creative Societies Book

Modeling and Simulation of Social Behavioral Phenomena in Creative Societies


  • Author : Nitin Agarwal
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-09-11
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 145
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030298623

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Modeling and Simulation of Social Behavioral Phenomena in Creative Societies Excerpt :

This volume constitutes the proceedings of the First International EURO Mini Conference on Modelling and Simulation of Social-Behavioural Phenomena in Creative Societies, MSBC 2019, held in Vilnius, Lithuania, in September 2019. The 8 full papers and 2 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 26 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: computational intelligence in social sciences; modeling and analysis of social-behavioral processes.

Agent Oriented Software Engineering XIII Book

Agent Oriented Software Engineering XIII


  • Author : Jörg Müller
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-08-15
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 197
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642398667

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Agent Oriented Software Engineering XIII Excerpt :

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the 13th Agent-Oriented Software Engineering (AOSE) workshop, held at the 11th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, AAMAS 2012, in Valencia, Spain, in June 2012. This volume presents 9 thoroughly revised papers selected from 24 submissions as well as two invited articles by leading researchers in the field. The papers cover a broad range of topics related to software engineering of agent-based systems, with particular attention to the integration of concepts and techniques from multi-agent systems with recent programming languages, platforms, and established software engineering methodologies.

Risk Assessment and Management in Pervasive Computing  Operational  Legal  Ethical  and Financial Perspectives Book

Risk Assessment and Management in Pervasive Computing Operational Legal Ethical and Financial Perspectives


  • Author : Godara, Varuna
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2008-10-31
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN 10 : 9781605662213

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Risk Assessment and Management in Pervasive Computing Operational Legal Ethical and Financial Perspectives Excerpt :

Provides extensive information about pervasive computing and its implications from various perspectives so that current and future pervasive service providers can make responsible decisions about where, when and how to use this technology.