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    • A framework for the development and maintenance of adaptive, dynamic, context-aware information services 

      Palau, Manel; Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Ceccaroni, Luigi; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Nieves Sánchez, Juan Carlos (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper presents an agent-based methodological approach to design distributed service-oriented systems which can adapt their behaviour according to changes in the environment and in the user needs, even taking the ...
    • A model for verification and validation of law compliance of smart contracts in IoT environment 

      Amato, Flora; Cozzolino, Giovanni; Moscato, Francesco; Moscato, Vincenzo; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos (2021-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      The interest of Industry 4.0 in smart contracts and blockchain technologies is growing up day by day. Smart contracts have enabled new kinds of interactions whereby contractors can even fully automate processes they agree ...
    • A multi-agent experiment on the acquisition of a language system of logical constructions 

      Sierra Santibáñez, Josefina (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper analyses an experiment which studies the acquisition of the linguistic competence required to communicate logical combinations of categories from the wisdom of the crowds perspective. The acquisition of such ...
    • A multi-agent payload management approach for femtosatellite applications 

      Navarro Morales, Lara (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-09-21)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The reduction in size of electronic components makes feasible really small satellites like Femtosatellites with are less than 100 grams of mass. The main advantage of this kind of satellite is the multipoint of view when ...
    • A norm-aware multi-agent system for social simulations in a river basin 

      Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Oliva Felipe, Luís Javier; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Verdaguer, Marta; Poch Espallargas, Manel; Rodríguez Roda, Ignasi; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (Springer, 2017)
      Part of book or chapter of book
      Open Access
      Wastewater management is a complex task involving a wide range of technical environmental and social factors. Furthermore, it typically requires the coordination of a heterogeneous society of actors with different goals. ...
    • Agent-based simulation of Holocene monsoon precipitation patterns and hunter-gatherer population dynamics in semi-arid environments 

      Balbo, Andrea L.; Rubio Campillo, Xavier; Rondelli, Bernardo; Ramirez, M. J.; Lancelotti, Carla; Torrano, Alexis; Salpeteur, Matthieu; Lipovetzky, Nir; Reyes Garcia, Victoria; Montañola Sales, Cristina; Madella, Marco (2014-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      Based on archaeological evidence from Kutch-Saurashtra (N Gujarat, NW India), we use agent-based modelling (ABM) to explore the persistence of hunter-gatherer (HG) groups in semi-arid environments in the mid and late ...
    • An agent-based model studying the acquisition of a language system of logical constructions 

      Sierra Santibáñez, Josefina (AAAI Press. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, 2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper presents an agent-based model that studies the emergence and evolution of a language system of logical constructions, i.e. a vocabulary and a set of grammatical constructions that allows the expression of logical ...
    • Applying multi-agent reinforcement learning to solve sequential moral dilemmas 

      Choinski, Michal (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-04-26)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universitat de Barcelona. Facultat de Matemàtiques i Informàtica / Universitat Rovira i Virgili
      Incorporation of ethical values in the field of Artificial Intelligence is inevitable. With the rapid development of technologies capable of making autonomous decisions, more attention should be dedicated to the process ...
    • Automated synthesis of norms in social networks 

      Mendizabal Borda, Iosu (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-04-30)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      We introduce a legislation mechanism, capable of automatically synthesise norms from a multi-agent domain, to synthesise norms in a participatory manner, namely desmon. Moreover, we have created an agent-based on-line ...
    • Automatic norm generation to reduce lane charge and HCI study for representation 

      Angelini, Massimo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-04-21)
      Master thesis
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      Covenantee:   SEAT S.A.
    • Balanced circular form control in a multi-agent system of oscillators 

      Shakil, Muhammad (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-21)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The thesis analyzes a distributed, non-cooperative control strategy capable of achieving a balanced circular formation in a multi-agent system of oscillators using proximity sensors with limited range, and adapts the control ...
    • Bartering integer commodities with exogenous prices 

      Nasini, Stefano; Castro Pérez, Jordi; Fonseca Casas, Pau (2013-11)
      External research report
      Open Access
      The analysis of markets with indivisible goods and xed exogenous prices has played an important role in economic models, especially in relation to wage rigidity and unemployment. This paper provides a novel mathematical ...
    • Controllability subspaces of multi-agent linear dynamical systems 

      García Planas, María Isabel (WSEAS Press, 2021-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      This work addresses the controllability subspaces of a class of multi-agent linear systems that are interconnected via communication channels. Multiagent systems have attracted much attention because they have great ...
    • Customization of an agent-based medical system 

      Batet, Montserrat; Martínez, Sergio; Valls Mateu, Aïda; Gibert, Karina (2009-10-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this paper, the automatic customization of an agent-based medical system is approached by means of ontologies. The particular case of Home Care studied and developed in the EU K4Care project, is presented. The customization ...
    • Data-in-the-cloud city: análisis proactivo de la información digital de la ciudad 

      Aranda-Corral, Gonzalo A.; Blanco-Escudero, Alejandro; Borrego-Díaz, Joaquín; Gomar-Acosta, Manuel (Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Coimbra and e-GEO, Research Center in Geography and Regional Planning of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Nova University of Lisbon, 2011-10)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • Desenvolupament d'un agent autònom competitiu per a la TAC-SCM 

      Costa Falgàs, Ramon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-06-22)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      En aquest projecte hem desenvolupat una metodologia per a avaluar agents que vulguin competir en la TACSCM. També realitzem un estudi sobre multi-agents en la competició i programem diversos agents per fer-ne comparacions ...
    • Developing an agent-based model on how different individuals solve complex problems 

      Bozkurt, Ipek (OmniaScience, 2015-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: Research that focuses on the emotional, mental, behavioral and cognitive capabilities of individuals has been abundant within disciplines such as psychology, sociology, and anthropology, among others. However, ...
    • Dynamic orchestration of distributed services on interactive community displays: the ALIVE approach 

      Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Palau, Manel; Nieves Sánchez, Juan Carlos; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Ceccaroni, Luigi (Springer Verlag, 2009)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Interconnected service providers constitute a highly dynamic, complex, distributed environment. Multi-agent system design-methodologies have been try-ing to address this kind of environments for a long time. The European ...
    • Ejemplo de una arquitectura multiagente concurrente aplicada al diseño de moldes 

      Lorés, Jesús; Sirera, Xavier; Macarro, Javier; Catot, Josep Mª (Asociación Española de Informática y Automática (AEIA), 1997)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Presentamos un trabajo enmarcado en el área de la resolución de problemas complejos y en el contexto de los trabajos de investigación del CeRTAP (Centro de Referencia en Técnicas Avanzadas de Producción). La arquitectura ...
    • Evolving cooperation in multi-agent systems 

      Elli Galata, Aglaia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-04-28)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universitat de Barcelona / Universitat Rovira i Virgili
      Applications of deep reinforcement learning in multi-agent systems are a rapidly developing scientific field that focuses on constructing computational frameworks and models for how various agents can interact efficiently ...