Performance Evaluation of Multiagent Systems for Power System Topology Verification

  • Kazimierz Wilkosz
  • Zofia Kruczkiewicz
  • Tomasz Babczyński
  • Wojciech Penar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6070)


The paper deals with power system topology verification with use of multiagent systems. Two such multiagent systems are considered. The assumed idea allows considering a topology verification of a whole power system as the set of many local topology verification processes. Each of the described multiagent systems performs the topology verification using a different protocol. For each of the multiagent systems, analysis and design are outlined using the Multiagent Systems Engineering. For their design models, probabilistic performance evaluation has been carried out. Then, a comparison of the investigated multiagent systems is made, paying special attention to their performance effectiveness.


multiagent system interaction protocol power system topology verification probabilistic method of performance evaluation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazimierz Wilkosz
    • 1
  • Zofia Kruczkiewicz
    • 1
  • Tomasz Babczyński
    • 1
  • Wojciech Penar
    • 1
  1. 1.Wrocław University of TechnologyWrocławPoland

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