Designing Organized Multiagent Systems through MDPs
In this paper we present an approach to design an Organized Multiagent Systems (OMAS) for teamwork. We use a general formal model for OMAS that employs the notion of organizational mechanisms. The purpose of such mechanisms is influencing the behaviour of the agents towards more effectiveness with regard to some objectives. To achieve our goal we use Markov Decision Processes (MDPs) as a framework to design the organizational mechanisms. In order to illustrate our approach we use the medical emergencies domain where ambulances have to be selected in order to assist and transport patients to the hospitals.
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