Agent Contest Competition: 4th Edition

  • Tristan M. Behrens
  • Mehdi Dastani
  • Jürgen Dix
  • Peter Novák
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5442)

Abstract

This paper summarises the Agent Contest 2008, organised in association with ProMAS’08. The aim of the contest is to stimulate research in the area of multi-agent systems by identifying key problems and collecting suitable benchmarks that can serve as milestones for evaluating new tools, models, and techniques to develop multi-agent systems. The first two editions of this contest were organised in association with CLIMA conference series and the third edition was organised in association with ProMAS’07. Based on the experiences from the previous three editions ([16,17,18]), the contest scenario has been changed to test the participating multi-agent systems on their abilities to coordinate and cooperate. We wanted to emphasise team work and team strategy issues in a dynamic environment where teams compete for the same resources. Seven groups from Iran, Ireland, England, France, Germany, Poland, and Turkey did participate in this years contest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tristan M. Behrens
    • 2
  • Mehdi Dastani
    • 1
  • Jürgen Dix
    • 2
  • Peter Novák
    • 2
  1. 1.Utrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Clausthal University of TechnologyClausthal-ZellerfeldGermany

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