Effect of Communication Error on “Iterated Proposal–Voting Process”

Hiroshi Kawakami, Toshiaki Tanizawa, Osamu Katai, Takayuki Shiose

Abstract

This paper proposes the framework of a multi-agent simulation called “iterated proposal–voting process” and reports the effect of communication error on the decision-making of a relatively small community. The community try to decide on a shared rule via iteration of “propose and vote.” In this framework, each agent decides its action based on two criteria: satisfying “physiologically fixed needs” and satisfying “social contextual needs (SNs),” which sometimes conflict with each other. These criteria are derived from a Nursing Theory that puts special emphasis on the relation between subjects and others. SNs are satisfied when such relations are balanced. Employing “Hyder’s theory of cognitive balance,” SNs are evaluated for whether they are balanced. The simulation yields some interesting phenomena that are not observed by conventional static analyses, e.g. power indices.

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Kawakami H., Tanizawa T., Katai O. and Shiose T. (2006). Effect of Communication Error on “Iterated Proposal–Voting Process” . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Multi-Agent Robotic Systems - Volume 1: MARS, (ICINCO 2006) ISBN 978-972-8865-66-5, pages 83-92. DOI: 10.5220/0001224200830092


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@conference{mars06,
author={Hiroshi Kawakami and Toshiaki Tanizawa and Osamu Katai and Takayuki Shiose},
title={Effect of Communication Error on “Iterated Proposal–Voting Process”},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Multi-Agent Robotic Systems - Volume 1: MARS, (ICINCO 2006)},
year={2006},
pages={83-92},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001224200830092},
isbn={978-972-8865-66-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Multi-Agent Robotic Systems - Volume 1: MARS, (ICINCO 2006)
TI - Effect of Communication Error on “Iterated Proposal–Voting Process”
SN - 978-972-8865-66-5
AU - Kawakami H.
AU - Tanizawa T.
AU - Katai O.
AU - Shiose T.
PY - 2006
SP - 83
EP - 92
DO - 10.5220/0001224200830092