Cooperative agents in DISCIM environment

  • Vladimír Mařík
  • Olga Štěpánková
  • Ondřej Flek
  • Jan Kout
Advanced Database and Information System Methods 3
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1134)


In complex domains, the decisions have to be based on information from various sources. Distributed environment DISCIM, based on multi-agent ideas, has been developed to support the necessary information exchange and distributed processing. This paper describes DISCIM specific methods allowing to create new agents from programs developed as stand-alone, originally. This is the case of a neural network emulator, of a qualitative reasoning system and of a data-base system POSTGRES — the “agentification” of all of them is treated in detail. Attention is devoted to comparison of the DISCIM system with other existing systems.


Multi-Agent Systems Agentification Neural Network Emulator Qualitative Simulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimír Mařík
    • 1
  • Olga Štěpánková
    • 1
  • Ondřej Flek
    • 1
  • Jan Kout
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringCzech Technical UniversityPrague 6Czech Republic

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