A HYBRID DIAGNOSTIC-RECOMMENDATION SYSTEM FOR AGENT EXECUTION IN MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS

Andrew Diniz da Costa, Carlos J. P. de Lucena, Viviane T. da Silva, Paulo Alencar

Abstract

Open multi-agent systems are societies with autonomous and heterogeneous agents that can work together to achieve similar or different goals. Agents executing in such systems may not be able to achieve their goals due to failures during system execution. This paper’s main goals are to understand why such failures occurred and what can be done to remediate the problem. The distributed, dynamic and open nature of multi-agent systems calls for a new form of failure handling approach to address its unique requirements, which involves both diagnosing specific failures and recommending alternative plans for successful agent execution and goal attainment. In this paper, we discuss solutions to the main challenges of creating a system that can perform diagnoses and provide recommendations about agent executions to support goal attainment, and propose a hybrid diagnostic-recommendation framework that provides support for methods to address such challenges.

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Diniz da Costa A., J. P. de Lucena C., T. da Silva V. and Alencar P. (2008). A HYBRID DIAGNOSTIC-RECOMMENDATION SYSTEM FOR AGENT EXECUTION IN MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8111-51-7, pages 159-168. DOI: 10.5220/0001879401590168


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@conference{icsoft08,
author={Andrew Diniz da Costa and Carlos J. P. de Lucena and Viviane T. da Silva and Paulo Alencar},
title={A HYBRID DIAGNOSTIC-RECOMMENDATION SYSTEM FOR AGENT EXECUTION IN MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,},
year={2008},
pages={159-168},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001879401590168},
isbn={978-989-8111-51-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,
TI - A HYBRID DIAGNOSTIC-RECOMMENDATION SYSTEM FOR AGENT EXECUTION IN MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS
SN - 978-989-8111-51-7
AU - Diniz da Costa A.
AU - J. P. de Lucena C.
AU - T. da Silva V.
AU - Alencar P.
PY - 2008
SP - 159
EP - 168
DO - 10.5220/0001879401590168