Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

A management architecture for multi-agent systems

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Abeck, S. ; Inst. of Telematics, Karlsruhe Univ., Germany ; Koppel, Andreas ; Seitz, J.

Agents do have certain properties, such as autonomy, learning or mobility, which are useful to design and implement complex distributed applications. A multi-agent system is a network of cooperating agents each covering a well-defined and restricted part of the solution. Although agents are in principle autonomous they have to be monitored and controlled which is the task of the management of the multi-agent system. With the example of a Virtual Project Office a concrete multi-agent system and its management issues are illustrated. We introduce a management architecture which starts from existing and widely accepted concepts from the area of integrated network and systems management. One innovative aspect of the management architecture is given by the decision to model the management components of the architecture as non-mobile agents. This results in a simple and homogeneous integration of management functionality into the multi-agent system

Published in:

Systems Management, 1998. Proceedings of the IEEE Third International Workshop on

Date of Conference:

22-24 Apr 1998

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.