Field-Based Coordination for Pervasive Multiagent Systems

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ISBN: 978-3-540-27968-6 (Print) 978-3-540-27969-3 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Introduction

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      Pages 1-5

      Introduction

  2. The Scenario

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-23

      Upcoming Information Technology Scenarios

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      Pages 25-41

      The Role of Coordination and the Inadequacy of Current Approaches

  3. Modeling Field-based Coordination

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      Pages 43-43

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      Pages 45-74

      Field-Based Coordination

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      Pages 75-106

      Co-Fields and Motion Coordination

  4. Implementing Field-based Coordination

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 107-107

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      Pages 109-118

      Commercial Off-The-Shelf Implementations

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      Pages 119-155

      Tuples On The Air (TOTA)

  5. Advanced Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

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      Pages 159-174

      Content-Based Information Access and Coordination

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      Pages 175-206

      Self-Assembly in Mobile and Modular Robots

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      Pages 207-221

      The Cloak of Invisibility

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      Pages 223-228

      Conclusions