Designing Organized Multiagent Systems through MDPs

  • Moser Fagundes
  • Roberto Centeno
  • Holger Billhardt
  • Sascha Ossowski
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5774)

Abstract

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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Authors and Affiliations

  • Moser Fagundes
    • 1
  • Roberto Centeno
    • 1
  • Holger Billhardt
    • 1
  • Sascha Ossowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Intelligent Information Technologies (CETINIA)University Rey Juan CarlosMadridSpain

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