CA and MAS – With the NaSch as Example

  • Tobias Kretz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6350)

Abstract

This is a contribution to the discussion of the interrelation between multi agent systems (MAS) and cellular automata (CA). The claim is that the Nagel Schreckenberg Model is a MAS, while at the same time it can perfectly be formulated as a CA. To underline this and to demonstrate the difference to and the benefit of a MAS formulation the rule table for the NaSch Model with v max = 2 is given.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tobias Kretz
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  1. 1.PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AGKarlsruhe

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