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Multiagent-Based Middleware for the Agents’ Behavior Simulation

  • Elena García
  • Sara Rodríguez
  • Juan F. De Paz
  • Juan M. Corchado
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6692)

Abstract

Nowadays, simulation is used for several purposes ranging from work flow to system’s procedures representation. The main goal of this work is the design and development of a middleware to communicate the current technology in charge of the development of the multiagent systems (MAS) and the technology in charge of the simulation, visualization and analysis of the behavior of the agents. It is a key element when considering that MAS are autonomous, adaptive and complex systems and provides advances abilities for visualization. The adaptation of technology in charge of the development of MAS to support the notion of time is the most important and complex feature of our proposal The proposed middleware infrastructure makes it possible to visualize the emergent agent behaviour and the entity agent.

Keywords

Multiagent systems Simulation JADE Repast 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elena García
    • 1
  • Sara Rodríguez
    • 1
  • Juan F. De Paz
    • 1
  • Juan M. Corchado
    • 1
  1. 1.Computers and Automation DepartmentUniversity of SalamancaSalamancaSpain

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