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Constraints

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 209–218 | Cite as

Finding a Feasible Solution for a Class of Distributed Problems with a Single Sum Constraint Using Agents

  • Arie De Bruin
  • Gerard Kindervater
  • Tjark Vredeveld
  • Albert Wagelmans
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Abstract

In this paper, we describe a Multi-Agent System which is capable of finding a feasible solution of a class of distributed problems, in which the subproblems share a single a sum constraint. Emphasis is given to correctness issues and termination detection.

multi-agent system distributed problems 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arie De Bruin
    • 1
  • Gerard Kindervater
    • 1
  • Tjark Vredeveld
    • 2
  • Albert Wagelmans
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceErasmus UniversityRotterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceEindhoven University of TechnologyThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Econometric InstituteErasmus UniversityRotterdamThe Netherlands

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