Agent cloning

Onn Shehory, Katia Sycara, Prasad Chalasani, and Somesh Jha
Proceedings of the 1998 International Conference on Multi Agent Systems, July, 1998, pp. 463 - 464.


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Abstract
Multi agent systems are subject to performance bottlenecks in cases where agents cannot perform tasks by themselves due to insufficient resources. Solutions to such problems include passing tasks to others or agent migration to remote hosts. We propose agent cloning as a more comprehensive approach to the problem of local agent overloads. According to our paradigm, agents may clone, pass tasks to others, die or merge.

Notes
Associated Center(s) / Consortia: Center for Integrated Manfacturing Decision Systems
Associated Lab(s) / Group(s): Advanced Agent - Robotics Technology Lab

Text Reference
Onn Shehory, Katia Sycara, Prasad Chalasani, and Somesh Jha, "Agent cloning," Proceedings of the 1998 International Conference on Multi Agent Systems, July, 1998, pp. 463 - 464.

BibTeX Reference
@inproceedings{Shehory_1998_3577,
   author = "Onn Shehory and Katia Sycara and Prasad Chalasani and Somesh Jha",
   title = "Agent cloning",
   booktitle = "Proceedings of the 1998 International Conference on Multi Agent Systems",
   pages = "463 - 464",
   month = "July",
   year = "1998",
}