JADE-Based A-Team Environment
The paper proposes a JADE-based A-Team environment (JADE-A-Team) as a middleware supporting the construction of the dedicated A-Team architectures used for solving variety of computationally hard optimization problems. The paper includes a general overview of the functionality and structure of the proposed environment and a more detailed description of optimization agents including their standard functions, ontology, construction requirements and activation procedure. Further sections explain how to create and activate an A-Team agent and how the communication between agents is handled. Conclusions focus on advantages of the JADE-A-Team environment and on suggestions for further research.
KeywordsProblem Instance Text Message Traveling Salesman Problem Improvement Algorithm Optimization Agent
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