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ATAL
2003
Springer
8 years 12 months ago
Using web helper agent profiles in query generation
Personalized information agents can help overcome some of the limitations of communal Web information sources such as portals and search engines. Two important components of these...
Gabriel Somlo, Adele E. Howe
ATAL
2003
Springer
8 years 12 months ago
Distributed enactment of multiagent workflows: temporal logic for web service composition
We address the problem of constructing multiagent systems by coordinating heterogeneous, autonomous agents, whose internal designs may not be fully known. A major application area...
Munindar P. Singh
ATAL
2003
Springer
8 years 12 months ago
A false-name-proof double auction protocol for arbitrary evaluation values
We develop a new false-name-proof double auction protocol called the Generalized Threshold Price Double auction (GTPD) protocol. False-name-proofness generalizes strategyproofness...
Yuko Sakurai, Makoto Yokoo
ATAL
2003
Springer
8 years 12 months ago
An exploration of bugs and debugging in multi-agent systems
Debugging multi-agent systems, which are concurrent, distributed, and consist of complex components, is difficult, yet crucial. In earlier work we have proposed mechanisms whereby...
David Poutakidis, Lin Padgham, Michael Winikoff
ATAL
2003
Springer
8 years 12 months ago
Democracy in open agent systems
What sort of democracies should open agent societies be? We present three normative models of democracy from political philosophy and consider their relevance for the engineering o...
Peter McBurney, Simon Parsons
ATAL
2003
Springer
8 years 12 months ago
Posit spaces: a performative model of e-commerce
What distinguishes e-commerce from ordinary commerce? What distinguishes it from distributed computation? In this paper we propose a performative theory of e-commerce, drawing on ...
Peter McBurney, Simon Parsons
ATAL
2003
Springer
8 years 12 months ago
A configurable mobile agent data protection protocol
This paper addresses the problem of protecting the data carried by mobile agents from the possible attacks of malicious execution hosts. Specifically, we consider protection mecha...
Paolo Maggi, Riccardo Sisto
ATAL
2003
Springer
8 years 12 months ago
Agent memory and adaptation in multi-agent systems
We describe a general mechanism for adaptation in multiagent systems in which agents modify their behavior based on their memory of past events. These behavior changes can be elic...
Kristina Lerman, Aram Galstyan
ATAL
2003
Springer
8 years 12 months ago
Verification and Compliance Testing
Verification and compliance testing are required if agents are to be delegated responsibility for legally binding contracts, for example in electronic markets. This paper describes...
Frank Guerin, Jeremy Pitt
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