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Special Topics

by: Isaac Hauck

Special Topics EEL 5937

Isaac Hauck
University of Central Florida
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LECTURE 9 WORKING TOGETHER An Introduction to Multiagent Systems httpwwwcsclivacuk mjwpubsimas Lecture 9 An Introduction to Multiagent Systems 1 Working Togetheri 0 Why and how to agents work together 0 Important to make a distinction between benevolent agents and selfinterested agents httpwwwcsclivacuk mjwpubsimas 1 Lecture 9 An Introduction to Multiagent Systems l11 Benevolent Agentsl 0 Ifwe own the whole system we can design agents to help each other whenever asked 0 In this case we can assume agents are benevolent our best interest is their best interest 0 Problemsolving in benevolent systems is cooperative distributed problem solving CDPS 0 Benevolence simpli es the system design task enormousy httpwwwcsclivacuk mjwpubsimas 2 Lecture 9 An Introduction to Multiagent Systems l12 SelfInterested Agentsl 0 If agents represent individuals or organisations the more general case then we cannot make the benevolence assumption 0 Agents will be assumed to act to further there own interests possibly at expense of others 0 Potential for con ict 0 May complicate the design task enormously httpwwwcsclivacuk mjwpubsimas 3 Lecture 9 An Introduction to Multiagent Systems l2 Task Sharing and Result Sharingl 0 Two main modes of cooperative problem solving task sharing components of a task are distributed to component agents result sharing information partial results etc is distributed httpwwwcsclivacuk mjwpubsimas 4 Lecture 9 An Introduction to Multiagent Systems l3 The Contract Netl 0 Well known tasksharing protocol for task allocation is contract net 1 Recognition 2 Announcement 3 Bidding 4 Awarding 5 Expediting httpwwwcsclivacuk mjwpubsimas 5 Lecture 9 I have a problem A1 A2 A3 a Recognising the problem A4 An Introduction to Multiagent Systems b Task announcement R c Bidding http wwwcsc livac uk mjwpubsimas d Awarding the contract Lecture 9 An Introduction to Multiagent Systems 31 Recognition 0 In this stage an agent recognises it has a problem it wants help with Agent has a goal and either realises it cannot achieve the goal in isolation does not have capability realises it would prefer not to achieve the goal in isolation typically because of solution quality deadline etc httpwwwcsclivacuk mjwpubsimas 7 Lecture 9 An Introduction to Multiagent Systems l32 Announcementl 0 In this stage the agent with the task sends out an announcement of the task which includes a speci cation of the task to be achieved 0 Specification must encode description of task itself maybe executable any constraints eg deadlines quality constraints metatask information eg bids must be submitted by 0 The announcement is then broadcast httpwwwcsclivacuk mjwpubsimas 8


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