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Dynamic Data-Driven Experiments in the Smart Grid Domain with a Multi-agent Platform

  • Zülküf GençEmail author
  • Michel Oey
  • Hendrik van Antwerpen
  • Frances Brazier
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9568)

Abstract

Pervasive information and communication technologies and large-scale complex systems, are strongly influencing today’s networked society. Understanding the behaviour and impact of such distributed, often emergent systems on society is of vital importance. This paper proposes a new approach to better understand the complexity of large-scale participatory systems in the context of smart grids. Multi-agent based distributed simulations of realistic multi-actor scenarios incorporating real-time dynamic data and active participation of actors is the means to this purpose. The Symphony experiment platform, developed to study complex emergent behaviours and to facilitate the analysis of the system dynamics and actor interactions, is the enabler.

Keywords

Smart Grid Autonomous Actor High Level Architecture Virtual Power Plant Smart Grid Application 
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Notes

Acknowledgements

Symphony has been partly developed within the EIT ICT Labs projects Open SES Experience Labs (11831) and European Virtual Smart Grid Lab (11814). Partners in these projects include TU-Delft, CWI The Netherlands, Imperial College London, Fortiss, Fraunhofer FOKUS, DFKI, TU-Berlin, and DAI-Labor, to whom the authors are very grateful.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zülküf Genç
    • 1
    Email author
  • Michel Oey
    • 1
  • Hendrik van Antwerpen
    • 1
  • Frances Brazier
    • 1
  1. 1.The Faculty of Technology, Policy and ManagementDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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