Systemic Coordination Through Numeraires: Initial Simulation Results

  • Paulo GarridoEmail author
  • Pedro Osório
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 402)


This paper presents initial results on the development of a paradigm for the coordination of large multi-agent systems abstracted from social coordination processes using money. We recall basic concepts and report on the development of a simulator for modeled systems. We present a “toy” example together with the determination and simulation of a steady-state for it. Next, we show results of perturbing the system parameters and the initial values of state variables in the steady-state. We conclude by reviewing the presented results, sketching a roadmap for development and considering the paradigm in a wider theoretical control perspective.


Systems coordination Coordination through numeraires Multi-agent simulation String rewrite rules Modeling through string rewrite rules 



This work has been supported by COMPETE: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-007043 and FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia within the Project Scope: UID/CEC/00319/2013.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centro Algoritmi, Universidade do MinhoGuimarãesPortugal
  2. 2.LIAAD, INESCTECPortoPortugal

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