Formalization of Decentralized Cooperation Model for Disaster Simulation
In Disaster Simulation, multiple heterogeneous agents work together, forming a cooperative team, in a common environment to achieve a common goal. As it is difficult to achieve the expected results in dynamic environment, the current Disaster Simulations are forced to use centralized system in which the central agent is handling the communication, cooperation and coordination activities of all other agents. In centralized system, if the central agent (that is controlling the whole system) fails then the whole system could crash. Also, if we cannot skip the effect of dynamic environment in centralized system, it may result in more unwanted communication and, hence, may impair the performance of the whole system. This paper focuses on such performance bottlenecks caused by centralized model introducing a decentralized model for cooperation and its formalization. We describe how the decentralized model could be the best solution for robustness of the performance of the Disaster Simulation and we also discuss about how to formalize the group for decentralized cooperation model in dynamic environment.
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