Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Practical Applications of Agent-Based Technology

Edited by Haiping Xu

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, United States of America

Agent-based technology provides a new computing paradigm, where intelligent agents can be used to perform tasks such as sensing, planning, scheduling, reasoning and decision-making. In an agent-based system, software agents with sufficient intelligence and autonomy can either work independently or coordinately with other agents to accomplish tasks and missions. In this book, we provide up-to-date practical applications of agent-based technology in various fields, such as electronic commerce, grid computing, and adaptive virtual environment. The selected applications are invaluable for researchers and practitioners to understand the practical usage of agent-based technology, and also to apply agent-based technology innovatively in different areas.

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Practical Applications of Agent-Based TechnologyEdited by Haiping Xu

Published: March 21st 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2338

ISBN: 978-953-51-0276-2

Copyright year: 2012

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11075 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

7 Dimensions Citations

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1. Agent-Based System Applied to Smart Distribution Grid Operation

By D. Issicaba, M. A. Rosa, W. Franchin and J. A. Peças Lopes

3646

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2. Conflict Resolution in Resource Federation with Intelligent Agent Negotiation

By Wai-Khuen Cheng and Huah-Yong Chan

1317

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3. Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Agents in Electronic Auctions

By Jacob Sow, Patricia Anthony and Chong Mun Ho

1386

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4. Developing a Multi-Issue E-Negotiation System for E-Commerce with JADE

By Bala M. Balachandran

1810

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5. Adaptive Virtual Environments: The Role of Intelligent Agents

By Marcus S. de Aquino and Fernando da F. de Souza

1358

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6. Software Agent Finds Its Way in the Changing Environment

By Algirdas Sokas

1558

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