Using Stand-in Agents in Partially Accessible Multi-agent Environment

  • Martin Rehák
  • Michal Pěchouček
  • Jan Tožička
  • David Šišlák
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3451)

Abstract

This contribution defines a metrics and proposes a solution for the problem of agents inaccessibility in multi-agent systems. We define the stand-in pattern for knowledge maintenance and remote presence in distributed agent systems with communication inaccessibility. Our implementation has been designed and tested in the A-globe agent platform. We also present a set of measurements quantifying agents’ inaccessibility in our domain and comparing the usefulness of different solution in the environments with different inaccessibility.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Rehák
    • 1
  • Michal Pěchouček
    • 1
  • Jan Tožička
    • 1
  • David Šišlák
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CyberneticsCzech Technical University in PraguePrague 6Czech Republic

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