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The Multi-Agent Programming Contest 2018 - A Third Time in the City

  • Tobias AhlbrechtEmail author
  • Jürgen Dix
  • Niklas Fiekas
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11957)

Abstract

We present the thirteenth edition of the annual Multi-Agent Programming Contest, a community-serving competition that attracts participants from all over the world. Participants have to design a program that controls entities in a specifically designed scenario. This challenge is interesting in itself and also well-suited to be used in educational environments. Usage of multi-agent technology is encouraged and allows for comparison of different multi-agent systems and also conventional approaches. This time, five teams competed using strictly agent-based as well as traditional programming approaches.

Keywords

Multi-agent systems Programming Competition 

Notes

Acknowledgement

We would like to thank Alfred Hofmann from Springer for his continuous support for more than 10 years now, and for endowing the price of 500 Euros in Springer books.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of InformaticsClausthal University of TechnologyClausthal-ZellerfeldGermany

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