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The High-Level Communication Model for Multi-agent Coordination in the RoboCupRescue Simulator

  • Stef B. M. Post
  • Maurits L. Fassaert
  • Arnoud Visser
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3020)

Abstract

In this article we will concentrate on the communication problems in a multi-agent system, operating within the ’RoboCupRescue’ Simulator system. To cope with the limited communication between the center and the agents in the field, we separate the communication in two layers that focus on synchronizing world models with different levels of detail, responsiveness and range. In this article we will explain the requirements and methods used in the high-level communication that distributes summaries of the current situation in different sectors of the map.

Keywords

World Model High Level Information High Level Communication Burning Building RoboCup Rescue 
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    Fassaert, M.L., Post, S.B.M., Visser, A.: The common knowledge model of a team of rescue agents. In: 1th International Workshop on Synthetic Simulation and Robotics to Mitigate Earthquake Disaster, Padova, Italy, July 6 (2003)Google Scholar
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    Visser, A., Post, S.B.M., Fassaert, M.L.: The communication approach of the UvA Rescue C2003-team. In: Polani, D., Browning, B., Bonarini, A., Yoshida, K. (eds.) RoboCup 2003. Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence, Springer, Berlin (2003)Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stef B. M. Post
    • 1
  • Maurits L. Fassaert
    • 1
  • Arnoud Visser
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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