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CORR
2002
Springer
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NetNeg: A Connectionist-Agent Integrated System for Representing Musical Knowledge
Thesystempresented here showsthe feasibility of modcling the knowledgeinvolved in a complexmusical activity by integrating sub-symbolicand symbolicprocesses. Thisresearch focuses ...
Claudia V. Goldman, Dan Gang, Jeffrey S. Rosensche...
ATAL
2010
Springer
13 years 8 months ago
Self-organization for coordinating decentralized reinforcement learning
Decentralized reinforcement learning (DRL) has been applied to a number of distributed applications. However, one of the main challenges faced by DRL is its convergence. Previous ...
Chongjie Zhang, Victor R. Lesser, Sherief Abdallah
ATAL
2010
Springer
13 years 8 months ago
Cultivating desired behaviour: policy teaching via environment-dynamics tweaks
In this paper we study, for the first time explicitly, the implications of endowing an interested party (i.e. a teacher) with the ability to modify the underlying dynamics of the ...
Zinovi Rabinovich, Lachlan Dufton, Kate Larson, Ni...
ATAL
2010
Springer
13 years 8 months ago
Independent navigation of multiple robots and virtual agents
We demonstrate an approach for collision- and oscillationfree navigation of multiple robots or virtual agents amongst each other. Each entity acts independently and uses only both...
Jamie Snape, Stephen J. Guy, Jur P. van den Berg
ATAL
2005
Springer
13 years 9 months ago
Observation-based proactive communication in team cooperation
Observation and communication are important aspects of agent teamwork. We employ the agent’s observability as the major means for individual agents to reason about the environme...
Yu Zhang, Richard A. Volz, Thomas R. Ioerger
ATAL
2008
Springer
13 years 9 months ago
Supervision and diagnosis of joint actions in multi-agent plans
The paper formalizes a distributed approach to the problem of supervising the execution of a multi-agent plan where (possibly joint) actions are executed concurrently by a team of...
Roberto Micalizio, Pietro Torasso
ATAL
2008
Springer
13 years 9 months ago
Efficient approximate inference in distributed Bayesian networks for MAS-based sensor interpretation
The multiply sectioned Bayesian network (MSBN) framework is the most studied approach for distributed Bayesian Network inference in an MAS setting. This paper describes a new fram...
Norman Carver
ATAL
2006
Springer
13 years 11 months ago
Structural evaluation of agent organizations
A multi-agent system can be analyzed and specified as an organization consisting of roles and their relations. The performance of an organization depends on many factors among whi...
Davide Grossi, Frank Dignum, Virginia Dignum, Mehd...
ACMICEC
2007
ACM
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13 years 11 months ago
Symbolic model checking of institutions
Norms defined by institutions and enforced by organizations have been put forward as a mechanism to increase the efficiency and reliability of electronic transactions carried out ...
Francesco Viganò, Marco Colombetti
MAAMAW
1994
Springer
13 years 11 months ago
What Ants Cannot Do
What is the relation between the complexity of agents and the complexity of the goals that they can achieve? It is argued on the basis of a fundamental conservation of complexity ...
Eric Werner