An agent is a computational system that is situated in an unpredictable, dynamic environment where it is capable of exhibiting autonomous and intelligent behavior.
An agent’s environment typically includes also other agents with diverging information and/or interests. The community of interacting agents, as a whole, operates as a multi-agent system (MAS) that can solve such complex problems that are beyond the limits of individual agents.
Theory and Application
The theory of computational agents goes back at least a quarter of a century when...
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