%0 Journal Article
	%A James D. Gadze and  Niki Pissinou and  Kia Makki
	%D 2008
	%J International Journal of Information and Communication Engineering
	%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
	%I Open Science Index 15, 2008
	%T Intelligent Agent Approach to the Control of Critical Infrastructure Networks
	%U https://publications.waset.org/pdf/10033
	%V 15
	%X In this paper we propose an intelligent agent approach
to control the electric power grid at a smaller granularity in order to
give it self-healing capabilities. We develop a method using the
influence model to transform transmission substations into
information processing, analyzing and decision making (intelligent
behavior) units. We also develop a wireless communication method
to deliver real-time uncorrupted information to an intelligent
controller in a power system environment. A combined networking
and information theoretic approach is adopted in meeting both the
delay and error probability requirements. We use a mobile agent
approach in optimizing the achievable information rate vector and in
the distribution of rates to users (sensors). We developed the concept
and the quantitative tools require in the creation of cooperating semiautonomous
subsystems which puts the electric grid on the path
towards intelligent and self-healing system.
	%P 515 - 520