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Multiagent System Technologies : First German Conference, Mates 2003, Erfurt, Germany, September 22-25, 2003, Proceedings - Michael Schillo

Multiagent System Technologies

First German Conference, Mates 2003, Erfurt, Germany, September 22-25, 2003, Proceedings

By: Michael Schillo (Editor), Matthias Klusch (Editor), Jorg Muller (Editor), Huaglory Tianfield (Editor)

Paperback Published: 16th September 2003
ISBN: 9783540201243
Number Of Pages: 234

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ThesearetheproceedingsoftheGermanconferenceonMultiagentSystemTe- nologies(MATES2003), whichwasthe?rstconferenceorganizedbytheGerman specialinterestgrouponDistributedArti?cialIntelligencetopromotethetheory and application of agents and multiagent systems. Its goals were to cover the whole range from the theory to applications of agent and multiagent technology and re?ect the national and international state of the art. The conference p- vided an excellent interdisciplinary forum for both researchers and members of business and industry to present and discuss the latest advances in theoretical work on and prototyped or ?elded systems of intelligent agents. Building on the sequence of agent-related events in Germany in the past, such as VDI 1998 (Chemnitz), VertIS 2001 (Bamberg), and KI 2002 (Aachen), MATES 2003 was exclusively devoted to agents and multiagent systems, and the cro- fertilization between agent theory and application. In addition, it built on the success of the past international workshop on "Agent Technology and Software Engineering (AgeS 2002)," and the international symposium on "Multiagent Systems, LargeComplexSystems, andE-Businesses"(MALCEB2002).MATES 2003 was co-located with the fourth international Net.ObjectDays conference in an exciting event held in Erfurt during September 22-24. The MATES 2003 conference featured a sequence of regular and invited talks of excellence given by leading experts in the ?eld. Among these were two k- notes, an invited talk and 18 paper presentations selected from 49 submissions.

The AgentComponent Approach, Combining Agents, and Componentsp. 1
From Simulated to Real Environments: How to Use SeSAm for Software Developmentp. 13
Indicators for Self-Diagnosis: Communication-Based Performance Measuresp. 25
The AEP Toolkit for Agent Design and Simulationp. 38
On Programming Information Agent Systems - An Integrated Hotel Reservation Service as Case Studyp. 50
Applying Agents for Engineering of Industrial Automation Systemsp. 62
SimMarket: Multiagent-Based Customer Simulation and Decision Support for Category Managementp. 74
A Multi-agent Approach to the Design of an E-medicine Systemp. 85
Implementing Heterogeneous Agents in Dynamic Environments, a Case Study in RoboCupRescuep. 95
Model for Simultaneous Actions in Situated Multi-agent Systemsp. 105
Handling Sequences of Belief Change in a Multi-agent Contextp. 119
From the Specification of Multiagent Systems by Statecharts to Their Formal Analysis by Model Checking: Towards Safety-Critical Applicationsp. 131
The SWAP Data and Metadata Model for Semantics-Based Peer-to-Peer Systemsp. 144
An Ontology for Production Control of Semiconductor Manufacturing Processesp. 156
Ontology-Based Capability Management for Distributed Problem Solving in the Manufacturing Domainp. 168
Using the Publish-Subscribe Communication Genre for Mobile Agentsp. 180
Multiagent Matching Algorithms with and without Coachp. 192
Improving Evolutionary Learning of Cooperative Behavior by Including Accountability of Strategy Componentsp. 205
The C-IPS Agent Architecture for Modeling Negotiating Social Agentsp. 217
Author Indexp. 229
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ISBN: 9783540201243
ISBN-10: 3540201246
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 234
Published: 16th September 2003
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.35

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