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

Applications-centred multi-agent systems design (with special reference to markets and rational agency)

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

1 Author(s)
Moss, S. ; Centre for Policy Modelling, Manchester Metropolitan Univ., UK

This paper addresses the problem of the trade-off between system scale and complexity and agent functionality. The central argument is that the adoption of market and agent analogies from economics limits both agent functionality and system scale and generality. The feasibility of shifting out the trade-off between system scale and agent functionality is demonstrated by comparing an economics inspired specification of an information market and rational agents due to Kephart et al. (1998) with a market specification informed by the historical analysis and agent specification developed in social simulation research to represent real actors. These agents are able to function in a more complex software environment than are rational agents and the results of simulation experiments verify the system with respect to a historically based theory of markets. Moreover, the agent specification supports clear indications of the further requirements for agent functionality

Published in:

MultiAgent Systems, 2000. Proceedings. Fourth International Conference on

Date of Conference:

2000

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.