MAS2CAR ARCHITECTURE - Multi-agent System to Control and Coordinate teAmworking Robots

Mehdi Mouad, Lounis Adouane, Pierre Schmitt, Djamel Khadraoui, Philippe Martinet

Abstract

This paper aims to present the Multi-Agent System to Control and Coordinate teAmworking Robots (MAS2CAR), a new architecture to control a group of coordinated autonomous robots in unstructured environments. MAS2CAR covers two main layers: (i) the Control Layer and we focus on (ii) the Coordination Layer. The control module is responsible for a part of the decision making process while taking into account robot’s structural constraints. Despite this autonomy possibility, the Coordination Layer manages the robots in order to bring cooperative behavior and to allow team-work. In this paper we present a scenario validating our approach based upon the multi-agent systems (MAS). Thanks to its reliability we have chosen the M OISEInst organizational model and we will present how it can be used for this use-case. Moreover, regarding to the implementation part, we have retained U TOPIA, a framework which automatically build a MAS thanks to a M OISEInst specification.

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Mouad M., Adouane L., Schmitt P., Khadraoui D. and Martinet P. (2011). MAS2CAR ARCHITECTURE - Multi-agent System to Control and Coordinate teAmworking Robots . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: MORAS, (ICINCO 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-75-1, pages 451-456. DOI: 10.5220/0003649904510456


in Bibtex Style

@conference{moras11,
author={Mehdi Mouad and Lounis Adouane and Pierre Schmitt and Djamel Khadraoui and Philippe Martinet},
title={MAS2CAR ARCHITECTURE - Multi-agent System to Control and Coordinate teAmworking Robots},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: MORAS, (ICINCO 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={451-456},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003649904510456},
isbn={978-989-8425-75-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: MORAS, (ICINCO 2011)
TI - MAS2CAR ARCHITECTURE - Multi-agent System to Control and Coordinate teAmworking Robots
SN - 978-989-8425-75-1
AU - Mouad M.
AU - Adouane L.
AU - Schmitt P.
AU - Khadraoui D.
AU - Martinet P.
PY - 2011
SP - 451
EP - 456
DO - 10.5220/0003649904510456