L. Bölöni, M.A. Khan, and D. Turgut

Agent-based coalition formation in disaster response applications


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L. Bölöni, M.A. Khan, and D. Turgut. Agent-based coalition formation in disaster response applications. International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems, 12(2):107–117, 2007.

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Abstract:

We present an agent-based coalition formation approach for disaster response applications. We assume that agents are operating in a dynamic and dangerous environment, and they need to form convoys to traverse unsafe areas. We introduce a commitment-based convoy model, where the commitments are negotiated between the participant agents. We show that this leads to a complex multi-issue negotiation, with two spatial and two temporal components. We propose an approach for reducing the negotiation space through the creation of discrete offer points, and describe a possible negotiation flow. We validate the model in a scenario using the map of New Orleans flooded by hurricane Katrina.

BibTeX:

@article{Boloni-2007-IJICS,
author = "L. B{\"o}l{\"o}ni and M.A. Khan and D. Turgut",
title = "Agent-based coalition formation in disaster response applications",
journal = "International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems",
pages = "107-117",
volume = "12",
number = "2",
year = "2007",
abstract = {
  We present an agent-based coalition formation approach for disaster
  response applications. We assume that agents are operating in a dynamic and
  dangerous environment, and they need to form convoys to traverse unsafe
  areas. We introduce a commitment-based convoy model, where the commitments
  are negotiated between the participant agents. We show that this leads to a
  complex multi-issue negotiation, with two spatial and two temporal
  components. We propose an approach for reducing the negotiation space
  through the creation of discrete offer points, and describe a possible
  negotiation flow. We validate the model in a scenario using the map of New
  Orleans flooded by hurricane Katrina.
 }
}

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