Research on New Distributed Solution Method of Complex System Based on MAS

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 107)

Abstract

Generalized decision function-based decomposition criterion in multi-agent systems and multi-agent task specification decomposition features are put forward in this paper. It is pointed out that problem of tasks decomposition in multi-agent systems is equivalent to that forming a multiply sectioned Bayesian (MSBN) related to information agent. The relation between d-cutset of MSBN and decomposition criterion is proved, and decomposition method of MSBN related to multi-agent task specification is put forward. Feasibility on the method put forward is verified with an example in the end.

Keywords

Distribution computation Information agent Generalized decision function Task specification decomposition Bayesian network 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work is supported by the Natural Science Foundation of Hunan Province of China No. 10JJ5064, the Society Science Foundation of Hunan Province of China No. 07YBB239, the Sci. and Technology Plan Project of China under of Hunan Grant No.2009GK2002, and the Technology Innovation Foundation under Science and Technology Ministry Grant No. 09C26214301947.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer and Electronic EngineeringHunan University of CommerceChangshaChina
  2. 2.School of Computer Science and TechnologyWuhan University of TechnologyWuhanChina

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