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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 Multi-Agent System framework to support the decision-making in complex real-world domains 

      Rendón Sallard, Thania (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The aim of this work was to develop a framework capable of supporting the decision-making process in complex real-world domains, such as environmental, industrial or medical domains using a Multi-Agent approach with ...
    • Adapting Agent Platforms to Web Service Environments 

      Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-09-03)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This master thesis tries to address the above-mentioned issues by creating an agent plat- form suitable for encapsulating web-services into agents, providing them with typical agent capabilities (such as learning or ...
    • Dealing with norms within the packet world multi-agent simulator 

      Petruzzi, Patricio Emanuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Norms are expectations of an agent about the behavior of other agents in the society. The human society follows norms such as wait in queues and giving gifts at birthdays. Norms are of interest to researchers because ...
    • Deliberation dialogues for reasoning about safety critical actions 

      Tolchinsky Landsmann, Francisco; Modgil, Sanjay; Atkinson, Katie; McBurney, Peter; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (2012-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this paper we present the argument-based model ProCLAIM, intended to provide a setting for heterogeneous agents to deliberate over safety critical actions. To achieve this purpose ProCLAIM features a Mediator Agent ...
    • Design, development and deployment of an intelligent, personalized recommendation system 

      Codina Busquet, Victor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Personalization and recommendation systems are a solution to the problem of content overload, especially in large information systems. In this thesis, a personalized recommendation system enhanced with semantic knowledge ...
    • 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 ...
    • Extension-based argumentation semantics via logic programming semantics with negation as failure 

      Nieves Sánchez, Juan Carlos; Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2009)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Extension-based argumentation semantics have been shown to be a suitable approach for performing practical reasoning. Since extension-based argumentation semantics were formalized in terms of relationships between atomic ...
    • Inferring Best Strategies from the Aggregation of Information from Multiple Agents: The Cultural Approach 

      Almirall, Esteve (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Although learning in MAS is described as a collective experience, most of the times its modeling draws solely or mostly on the results of the interaction between the agents. This abruptly contrasts with our everyday ...
    • Learning Probabilistic Finite State Automata For Opponent Modelling 

      Cebrián Chuliá, Toni (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-01)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the branch of the Computer Science field that tries to imbue intelligent behaviour in software systems. In the early years of the field, those systems were limited to big computing units ...
    • Making norms concrete 

      Aldewereld, Huib; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Dignum, Frank; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2010)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      In systems based on organisational specifications a reoccurring problem remains to be solved in the disparity between the level of abstractness of the organisational concepts and the concepts used in the implementation. ...
    • Modelización y simulación discreta con la plataforma NetLogo: ¿por qué caen las hojas en otoño? 

      Ginovart Gisbert, Marta; Catalina, Merche; Blanco Abellán, Mónica (Octaedro, 2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Los modelos basados en agentes (ABMs) describen a los individuos o partes que configuran un sistema como entidades autónomas y discretas, y focalizan toda su atención en caracterizar estas partes (agentes) mediante reglas ...
    • Norm Generation in Multi-Agent Systems 

      Koeppen, Jan Felix (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
    • Normative thinking on wastewater treatment plants 

      Garcia Gasulla, Dario (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-01-19)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      This document is the report of the thesis "Normative thinking on wastewater treatment plants". This thesis was born from the interest of the author in Artificial Intelligence (A.I.). Having done all the subjects related ...
    • On norm compliance within organization centered multi-agent systems applied to a Peer-to peer sharing network scenario 

      Ávila Torrecillas, Pedro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-01)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
    • Personalization Server 

      Pastor Quintana, Alberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-03-24)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • Reasoning about abductive inferences in BDI agents 

      Lopes, João Sousa; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Reis, Susana; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2009-04-24)
      External research report
      Open Access
      The capability of a computational system to deal with unexpected, changing situations and limited perception of the environment is becoming more a more relevant, in oder to make systems flexible and more reliable. Multi-agent ...
    • Simulació multiagent de la Girona medieval emprant SDLPS 

      Millan Mendez, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06-27)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Català: Construcció i validació d'un Model de simulació multiagent i amb un autòmat cel·lular basat en una ciutat i parametritzable com la ciutat de Girona a l'època medieval.
    • USE: a multi-agent user-driven recommendation system for semantic knowledge extraction 

      Lopes, João Sousa; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Confalonieri, Roberto; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2009-06-15)
      External research report
      Open Access
      Semiotics is a field where research on Computer Science methodologies has focused, mainly concerning Syntax and Semantics. These methodologies, however, are lacking of some flexibility for the continuously evolving web ...
    • Using specification and description language to represent users’ profiles in OMNET++ simulations 

      Fonseca Casas, Pau; Roma Niñerola, Miquel; Juan Pérez, Angel Alejandro (2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Omnet++ is a powerful and open-source simulation tool which is basically intended to model discrete-event systems. In particular, Omnet++ is extensively used to model and simulate computer networks. Typically, when a Wide ...