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What is a distributed algorithm for generating random “private” pair-matchings?

Say you have 2N named peers (agents) able to address each other by their name and communicate freely among them. What distributed algorithm could they use in order to randomly pair up? The final ...
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Difference between GA and ABC for inference

If I have an agent-based model and I want to infer the parameters, I would normally used ABC (approximate bayesian computation), but I was recently working with someone who was using GA (genetic ...
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Multi Agent Sokoban Solvers state of the art

I am researching into coding a solver for a variant of the Sokoban game with multiple agents, restrictions (eg. colors of stones, goals) and relaxations (push AND pull possible etc.) By researching ...
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Is it possible to define logic programming for every logic that has implication and conjunction connectives?

Is it possible to define logic programming for every logic that has implication and conjunction connectives? Does logic programming adds something new to the usual inference process. By usual ...
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Can agent be autonomous without having consciousness?

My intuition is that 1) self-awareness (modeled through epistemic modal logics); 2) goal reasoning (e.g. https://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/AAAI/AAAI16/paper/view/12292) and 3) consciousness (e.g. ...
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Difference between multi-agent systems and distributed systems

What is the difference between multi-agent systems (MAS) and distributed systems, in the context of control with agents?
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How BDI agent architecture is connected with PSI agent architecture?

How BDI (Beliefs-Desires-Intentions) agent models is connected with PSI agent model http://cognitive-ai.com/ (and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psi-theory)? Is one of the models the generalization of ...
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Facebook daily access time distribution

I'm trying to build an agent-based model to study facebook usage. One important part is determining, at each step, whether a given user is online/active or not. I am looking for a distribution of ...
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Broadcasting on a dynamic grid

We are given a $n \times n$ grid, where each node can maintain a single "active" edge with one of its 4 neighbors at each time step. The active edge of each node changes periodically clockwise or ...
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Clarification of the definition of a POMDP

From what I understand, a $MDP=(G, A, P, R)$ (markov decision process) is represented as: A complete directed graph $G=(V, E)$ A set of actions $A_u$ for each vertex $u \in V$ A reward function $R$ ...
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How do I find my wife in a supermarket?

If two people are lost in a maze, is there an algorithm that they can both use to find each other without having previously agreed what algorithm they will be using? I think there are some ...
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What are the theoretical and practical contributions of Multiagent Systems to science?

Speaking about multiagent systems (MAS) is about as fuzzy as talking about artificial intelligence systems (AI). They are in essence the distributed counterpart of AI. While there are no so-called "...
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Is there open source model of multi-agent system of consumer behavior?

I am trying to build models of consumer behavior (especially investigating the impact of advertising on purchase decisions) using multi agent systems but I wonder are there already available some open ...
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What are the prerequisites for working on multi agent systems? [closed]

I am starting to study about Multi Agent Systems and I wanted to know which sciences are most used in these systems, I am aware of game theory and Markov statistical relations (Markov Decision Process ...
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Research work on computational models for a “specific” person's behaviors

Is there active research work on creating computational models of a "specific" person's behaviors (general behaviors, emotions, actions...)? What are some references for such research? I tried google ...
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Intelligent Agents-Probability and Beliefs

I am reading about probability and beliefs in artificial intelligent agents, and came across the following passage: Why the axioms of probability are reasonable The axioms of probability can ...
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How is amorphous computing different from spatial computing?

Surely spatial computing and amorphous computing share similarities and overlap. Is spatial computing a subset of amorphous computing? How are the two different?
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Canonical reference on agent-based computing

I am interested in exploring the world of BDI agents (software agents that possess "beliefs, desires, intentions", essentially the agent has knowledge of the world, a set of motivations, and carries ...