## Multi-Agent Systems

*10 Apr 2009 17:40*

Cf. Agent-Based Modeling; Collective Cognition; Complex Networks; Institutions and Organizations; Learning in Games; the Minority Game; Parallel and Distributed Computing

- Recommended:
- Dorigo and Colombetti, Robot Shaping
- Kristina Lerman, "Design and Mathematical Analysis of Agent-based Systems", technical report, Information Sciences Institute [Link]

- To read:
- David Angeli and Pierre-Alexandre Bliman, "Stability of leaderless multi-agent systems. Extension of a result by Moreau", math.OC/0411338
- Eric Baum and Igor Durdanovic, "Evolution of Cooperative Problem
Solving in an Artificial Economy," Neural
Computation
**12**(2000): 2743--2775 - Jacques Ferber, Multi-Agent Systems: An Introduction to Distributed Artificial Intelligence
- Bryan Horling and Victor Lesser, "A survey of multi-agent
organizational paradigms", The Knowledge
Engineering Review
**19**(2004): 281--316 - K. Iwata, K. Ikeada and H. Sakai, "A Statistical Property of
Multiagent Learning Based on Markov Decision
Process", IEEE
Transactions on Neural Networks
**17**(2006): 829--842 - Paul Jefferies and Neil F. Johnson, "Designing agent-based market models," cond-mat/0207523
- Kristina Lerman, Aram Galstyan and Tad Hogg, "Mathematical Analysis of Multi-Agent Systems", cs.RO/0404002
- Sonia Martinez, Francesco Bullo, Jorge Cortes and Emilio Frazzoli, "Synchronous robotic networks and complexity of control and communication laws", math.OC/0501499
- Sascha Ossowski, Co-Ordination in Artificial Agent Societies: Social Structure and Its Implications for Autonomous Problem-Solving Agents
- Julian A. Padget, Collaboration Between Human and Artificial Societies: Coordination and Agent-Based Distributed Computing
- Frank Schweitzer, Joerg Zimmermann and Heinz Muehlenbein, "Coordination of Decisions in a Spatial Agent Model," cond-mat/0109121
- Giovanni Sebastiani and Giovanni Luca Torrisi, "An Extended Ant
Colony Algorithm and Its Convergence Analysis", Methodology and
Computing in Applied Probability
**7**(2005): 249--263 ["[W]e propose a stochastic algorithm for solving NP-hard combinatorial optimization problems." Hopefully only*approximately*solving them...] - V. S. Subrahmanian, Peiro Bonatti, Jürgen Dix, Thomas Eiter, Sarit Karus, Fatma Ozcan and Robert Ross, Heterogeneous Agent Systems
- Andreas L. Symeonidis and Pericles A. Mitkas, Agent Intelligence through Data Mining [Blurb]
- J. -J. van der Vyver , M. Christen , N. Stoop , T. Ott ,
W. -H. Steeb and R. Stoop, "Towards genuine machine autonomy", Robotics and
Autonomous Systems
**46**(2004): 151--157 - Gerhard Weiss et al., Multiagent Systems: A Modern Approach to Distributed Artificial Intelligence
- David H. Wolpert and Stefan Bienawski, "Distributed Control by Lagrangian Steepest Descent", cs.MA/0403012