APPLICATION OF AGENT’S PARADIGM TO MANAGE THE URBAN WASTEWATER SYSTEM

M. Verdaguer, Montse Aulinas, P. Escribano, M. Poch

Abstract

Urban Wastewater Systems (UWS) are complex and their management is a challenging issue. Each one of the three principal elements that compose the UWS (i.e. sewer system, urban wastewater treatment plant and the receiving water) has particular goals to reach. However, the elements of the UWS should be ideally considered together to perform an integrated management of the UWS. Nevertheless, this approximation, which seems to be necessary, is not easy. Each one of these elements is in practice managed by a different entity, which has specific strategies and functions to optimize that sometimes are opposed. In this communication, a well known agent-oriented methodology –GAIA– is used to model the relations that take place in the UWS. A prototype is implemented in Java using Repast in order to evaluate the possibilities of agent-oriented methodologies to model this kind of complex systems.

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in Harvard Style

Verdaguer M., Aulinas M., Escribano P. and Poch M. (2009). APPLICATION OF AGENT’S PARADIGM TO MANAGE THE URBAN WASTEWATER SYSTEM . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8111-66-1, pages 497-500. DOI: 10.5220/0001660504970500


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icaart09,
author={M. Verdaguer and Montse Aulinas and P. Escribano and M. Poch},
title={APPLICATION OF AGENT’S PARADIGM TO MANAGE THE URBAN WASTEWATER SYSTEM },
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},
year={2009},
pages={497-500},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001660504970500},
isbn={978-989-8111-66-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - APPLICATION OF AGENT’S PARADIGM TO MANAGE THE URBAN WASTEWATER SYSTEM
SN - 978-989-8111-66-1
AU - Verdaguer M.
AU - Aulinas M.
AU - Escribano P.
AU - Poch M.
PY - 2009
SP - 497
EP - 500
DO - 10.5220/0001660504970500