Multiagent System Technologies: Second German Conference, MATES 2004, Erfurt, Germany, September 29-30, 2004, Proceedings / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second German Conference on Multiagent Systems Technologies, MATES 2004, held in Erfurt, Germany, in September 2004.
The 22 revised full papers presented together with 2 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 60 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on learning and social agents, analysis and security, negotiation and control, agents and software engineering, simulation and agents, and policies and testing.
Table of ContentsInvited Talks.- Agent UML 2.0: Too Radical or Not Radical Enough?.- Emergence and Cognition: Towards a Synthetic Paradigm in AI and Cognitive Science.- Learning and Social Agents.- The Emergence of Social Order in a Robotic Society.- Evolution of Agent Coordination in an Asynchronous Version of the Predator-Prey Pursuit Game.- Towards Models of Incomplete and Uncertain Knowledge of Collaborators’ Internal Resources.- Analysis and Security.- Agent-Based Communication Security.- Modelling and Analysis of Agent Protocols with Petri Nets.- Paraconsistent Assertions.- Negotiation and Control.- C-IPS: Specifying Decision Interdependencies in Negotiations.- FuzzyMAN: An Agent-Based Electronic Marketplace with a Multilateral Negotiation Protocol.- Cascaded Control of Multi-agent Systems.- Agents and Software Engineering.- Towards a Natural Agent Paradigm Development Methodology.- Developing Tools for Agent-Oriented Visual Modeling.- Towards a Component-Based Development Framework for Agents.- Visualizing a Multiagent-Based Medical Diagnosis System Using a Methodology Based on Use Case Maps.- Simulation and Agents I.- From Modeling to Simulation of Multi-agent Systems: An Integrated Approach and a Case Study.- Coupling GIS and Multi-agent Simulation – Towards Infrastructure for Realistic Simulation.- Spark – A Generic Simulator for Physical Multi-agent Simulations.- Simulation and Agents II.- Simulating Agents’ Mobility and Inaccessibility with -globe Multi-agent System.- On the Definition of Meta-models for Analysis of Large-Scale MAS.- ExPlanTech: Multi-agent Framework for Production Planning, Simulation and Supply Chain Management.- Policies and Testing.- Towards an Approach for Debugging MAS Through the Analysis of ACL Messages.- Implementing Norms in Multiagent Systems.- Policies for Cloned Teleo-reactive Robots.