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Multi-agent programming contest 2017

The twelfth edition of the MAPC
  • Tobias Ahlbrecht
  • Jürgen Dix
  • Niklas Fiekas
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Abstract

We present the twelfth edition of the Multi-Agent Programming Contest (https://multiagentcontest.org), an annual, community-serving competition that attracts groups from all over the world. Our contest facilitates comparison of multi-agent systems and provides a concrete problem that is interesting in itself and well-suited to be tackled in educational environments. This time, seven teams competed using strictly agent-based as well as traditional programming approaches.

Keywords

Multi-agent systems Programming Competition 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2010)

68T42 

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Acknowledgements

We would like to thank Alfred Hofmann from Springer for his continuous support for more than 10 years now, and for endowing the price of 500 Euros in Springer books.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of InformaticsClausthal University of TechnologyClausthal-ZellerfeldGermany

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