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Dynamic team forming in self-interested multi-agent systems

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Bai, Q and Zhang, M, Dynamic team forming in self-interested multi-agent systems, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, volume 3808, Proceedings of the 8th Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI2005), 5-9 December 2005, Sydney, Australia, pp. 674-683. ISBN 978-3-540-30462-3 (2005) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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Abstract

As social entities, intelligent agents need to collaborate with others, regardless of whether they are cooperative or self-interested. The durations of agent collaborations can be long-term or "one-shot". Nowadays, many multi-agent system applications require the system to work in open and dynamic domains. In such dynamic environments, how long collaboration should be kept among particular agents are always a problem to be discussed. In this paper, we focus on general self-interested multi-agent systems and analyze the advantages and disadvantages that can be brought by one-shot teams and long-term teams. Furthermore, we present a mechanism that can enable agents to form teams with reasonable terms and objects.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:multi-agent system, team formation, self-interested agent, dynamic team forming, agent coordination
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Artificial intelligence
Research Field:Intelligent robotics
Objective Division:Information and Communication Services
Objective Group:Information systems, technologies and services
Objective Field:Application software packages
UTAS Author:Bai, Q (Dr Quan Bai)
ID Code:140731
Year Published:2005
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2020-09-02
Last Modified:2020-12-08
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