2006

Coordination of Large-Scale Multiagent Systems

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ISBN: 978-0-387-26193-5 (Print) 978-0-387-27972-5 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Effects of Scaling Coordination

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-25

      The Effects of Locality and Asymmetry in Large-Scale Multiagent MDPs

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      Pages 27-51

      A Study of Scalability Properties in Robotic Teams

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      Pages 53-71

      Comparing Three Approaches to Large-Scale Coordination

  2. Scaling Existing Coordination Approaches

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

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      Pages 75-98

      Decentralized Partner Finding in Multi-Agent Systems

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      Pages 99-126

      Distributed Coordination of an Agent Society Based on Obligations and Commitments to Negotiated Agreements

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      Pages 127-146

      A Family of Graphical-Game-Based Algorithms for Distributed Constraint Optimization Problems

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      Pages 147-171

      Key-Based Coordination Strategies: Scalability Issues

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      Pages 173-188

      Designing Agent Utilities for Coordinated, Scalable and Robust Multi-Agent Systems

  3. New Approaches for Large Scale Coordination

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 189-189

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      Pages 191-215

      Learning Scalable Coalition Formation in an Organizational Context

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      Pages 217-229

      Multi-Agent Coordination in Open Environments

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      Pages 231-254

      Mobile Agents

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      Pages 255-270

      WIZER: Automated Model Improvement in Multi-Agent Social-Network Systems

  4. Robustness and Flexibility for Large Scale Coordination

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 271-271

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      Pages 273-286

      Handling Coordination Failures in Large-Scale Multi-Agent Systems

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      Pages 287-309

      Towards Flexible Coordination of Large Scale Multi-Agent Teams

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      Pages 311-340

      Techniques for Robust Planning in Degradable Multiagent Systems