SELF-ORGANIZING SUPPLY NETWORKS - Autonomous Agent Coordination based on Expectations

Jan Ole Berndt

Abstract

Supply networks are faced with the contradictory requirements of achieving high operational eciency while retaining the ability to adapt to a changing environment. Decentralized approaches representing logistics entities by autonomous artificial agents must therefore be enabled to structure and operate supply networks efficiently according to the domain’s inherent dynamics caused, for instance, by changing customer demands and network participants entering or leaving the system. In this paper, a novel approach to self- organization for multiagent systems is presented, avoiding a priori assumptions of agent characteristics by generating expectations from observable behavior.

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Ole Berndt J. (2011). SELF-ORGANIZING SUPPLY NETWORKS - Autonomous Agent Coordination based on Expectations . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8425-41-6, pages 104-113. DOI: 10.5220/0003164001040113


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@conference{icaart11,
author={Jan Ole Berndt},
title={SELF-ORGANIZING SUPPLY NETWORKS - Autonomous Agent Coordination based on Expectations},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},
year={2011},
pages={104-113},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003164001040113},
isbn={978-989-8425-41-6},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - SELF-ORGANIZING SUPPLY NETWORKS - Autonomous Agent Coordination based on Expectations
SN - 978-989-8425-41-6
AU - Ole Berndt J.
PY - 2011
SP - 104
EP - 113
DO - 10.5220/0003164001040113