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By Markus Hannebauer

High communique efforts and negative challenge fixing effects as a result of limited evaluate are imperative matters in collaborative challenge fixing. This paintings addresses those concerns via introducing the tactics of agent melting and agent splitting that let person challenge fixing brokers to repeatedly and autonomously reconfigure and adapt themselves to the actual challenge to be solved.

The writer presents a valid theoretical beginning of collaborative challenge fixing itself and introduces a variety of new layout innovations and methods to enhance its caliber and potency, reminiscent of the multi-phase contract discovering protocol for exterior challenge fixing, the composable belief-desire-intention agent structure, and the distribution-aware constraint specification structure for inner challenge solving.

The sensible relevance and applicability of the innovations and methods supplied are confirmed by utilizing scientific appointment scheduling as a case study.

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Cm } is a set of constraints ci ⊆ Di1 ×. ×Dik , each of which is a subset of all (partial) labelings. Σ(Π cs ) := {(d1 , . . , dn ) ∈ Λ(Π cs )|∀ci ∈ C : (di1 , . . , dik ) ∈ ci } is called solution space of Π cs . All λ ∈ Σ(Π cs ) are called consistent labelings or solutions. All λ ∈ / Σ(Π cs ) are called inconsistent labelings. Given this specification, the problem is to find one/all solution(s) of Π cs . e. ci ⊆ Di1 × Di2 . 1. Unary constraints only restrict the domain of a single variable and can hence be satisfied directly by reducing the proper domain.

Assuming a fixed constraint processing approach α, empirical experiences show that some constraint problems are more tractable by α than others. e. by the qualitative performance of α on them. 3 Constraint Problems 41 Fig. 7. Two constraint problems both processed by a constraint processing approach α and transformations between them constraint processing approach α. 7 shows two constraint problems Π1 and Π2 . We assume that we are given a transformation τ between them. Applying α to Π1 yields the new constraint problem (α(Π1 ))1 that is related to Π1 by (α(Π1 ))2 .

The model has to be theoretically well-founded such that important properties of problems and algorithms can be analytically investigated based on this model. – The model has to be sufficiently detailed to allow the representation of problems that are commonly considered as being real-world problems in size and quality. – The model has to be sufficiently abstract to be computationally tractable. M. , LNAI 2427, pp. 27–57, 2002. c Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002 28 3. Distributed Constraint Problems – The model should cover various aspects of collaboration such as altruistic or rational behavior, artificial or natural distribution, flat or hierarchical organization etc.

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