Engineering Self-Organising Systems: Third International Workshop, ESOA 2005, Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 25, 2005, Revised Selected Papers / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Engineering Self-Organising Applications, ESOA 2005, held in July 2005 as an associated event of AAMAS 2005. The 12 revised full papers and 6 revised short papers presented are organized in topical sections on novel self-organising mechanisms, methodologies, models and tools for self-organising applications, and specific applications of self-organising mechanisms.

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Self-organising Mechanisms.- T-Man: Gossip-Based Overlay Topology Management.- Basic Approach to Emergent Programming: Feasibility Study for Engineering Adaptive Systems Using Self-organizing Instruction-Agents.- ETTO: Emergent Timetabling by Cooperative Self-organization.- Self-adaptation and Dynamic Environment Experiments with Evolvable Virtual Machines.- Choose Your Tribe! – Evolution at the Next Level in a Peer-to-Peer Network.- Exchange Values and Self-regulation of Exchanges in Multi-agent Systems: The Provisory, Centralized Model.- A New Prool to Share Critical Resources by Self-organized Coordination.- Methodologies, Models and Tools.- Information-Driven Phase Changes in Multi-agent Coordination.- Self-organising Applications Using Lightweight Agents.- Solving Dynamic Distributed Constraint Satisfaction Problems with a Modified Weak-Commitment Search Algorithm.- Development of Self-organising Emergent Applications with Simulation-Based Numerical Analysis.- On the Role of Simulations in Engineering Self-organising MAS: The Case of an Intrusion Detection System in TuCSoN.- Mesoscopic Modeling of Emergent Behavior – A Self-organizing Deliberative Minority Game.- Applications.- Pheromone Model: Application to Traffic Congestion Prediction.- How Bee-Like Agents Support Cultural Heritage.- Sift and Sort: Climbing the Semantic Pyramid.- Agent-Based Control of Spatially Distributed Chemical Reactor Networks.- A Study of System Nervousness in Multi-agent Manufacturing Control System.

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