Commenced in January 2007
Paper Count: 31108
Federal Open Agent System Platform
Abstract:Open Agent System platform based on High Level Architecture is firstly proposed to support the application involving heterogeneous agents. The basic idea is to develop different wrappers for different agent systems, which are wrapped as federates to join a federation. The platform is based on High Level Architecture and the advantages for this open standard are naturally inherited, such as system interoperability and reuse. Especially, the federal architecture allows different federates to be heterogeneous so as to support the integration of different agent systems. Furthermore, both implicit communication and explicit communication between agents can be supported. Then, as the wrapper RTI_JADE an example, the components are discussed. Finally, the performance of RTI_JADE is analyzed. The results show that RTI_JADE works very efficiently.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1082477Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1054
 M. Luck, P. McBurney and C. Preist. Agent Technology: Enabling Next Generation Computing. AgentLink. http://www.agentlink.org/roadmap.
 F. Bellifemine, A. Poggi and G. Rimassa. JADE - A FIPA-compliant agent framework. In: Proc. of PAAM-99. London, UK. 1999, pp. 97-108.
 A. M. Uhrmacher, P. Tyschler and D. Tyschler. Modeling mobile agents. In Proc. of the International Conference on Web-based Modeling and Simulation, part of the 1998 SCS Western Multiconference on Computer Simulation. San Diego , California. 1998, pp. 15-20.
 Aglet. Tokyo Research Laboratory IBM Corporation. http://www.trl.ibm.co. jp/aglets/
 P. Urlings, J. Tweedale, C. Sioutis, N. Ichalkaranje and L. Jain. Intelligent Agents as Cognitive Team Members. In Proc. of the 10th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Crete. Greece. 2003, pp. 723-733.
 Nick Collier. RePast: An Extensible Framework for Agent Simulation. http://repast.sourceforge.net.
 A. Sloman and R. Poli. SIM AGENT: A toolkit for exploring agent designs. In M. Wooldridge, J. Mueller and M. Tambe, editors.: Intelligent Agents II: Agent Theories Architectures and Languages (ATAL-95). Springer-Verlag, 1996, pp. 392-407.
 Cougaar. Cougaar Open Source Software. http://www.cougaar.org.
 M. R. Genesereth and S. P. Ketchpel. Software agents. Communications of the ACM. 1994, vol. 37, no. 7, pp. 48-53.
 N.B. Wang, X.F. Xu, G. Wang and S.C. Deng. Designing Federation Multi-agent System Based on Ontology. Computer Engineering. 1999, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 50-52
 N. R. Jennings, L. Varga, R. Aarnts, J. Fuchs and P. Skarek. Transforming Standalone Expert Systems into a Community of Cooperating Agents. Engineering Applications of AI. 1993, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 317-331.
 DMSO: High Level Architecture Rules, Interface Specification, Object Model Template. Version 1.3. 1998. http://www.dmso.nil.
 E. Dannie, P. John and A. Stephan. Feasibility and Functionality of Autonomous Objects in the HLA. In Proc. of the 1997 Spring Simulation Interoperability Workshop. Orlando, FL. No: 97S-SIW-055, 1997, pp. 3-7.
 J. Andersson and S. Lof. HLA as Conceptual Basis for a Multi-Agent Environment. Technical Report 8th-CGF-033, Pitch Kunskapsutveckling AB, 1999.
 M. Lees, B. Logan, T. Oguara and G. Theodoropoulos. HLA_AGENT: Distributed Simulation of Agent-Based Systems with HLA. In Proc. of the International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS'04). Huntsville, Alabama USA. 2004, pp. 907-915.
 R. Minso and G. Theodoropoulos. Distributing Repast agent-based simulations with HLA. In Proc. of the 2004 European Simulation Interoperability Workshop, Edinburgh, Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization and Society for Computer Simulation International. 2004.
 F. Wang, S.J. Turner and L. Wang. Integrating Agents into HLA-based Distributed Virtual Environments. In Proc. of the Fourth Workshop on Agent-Based Simulation (ABS2003). Montepellier, France. 2003, pp. 9-14.
 B. Logan and G. Theodoropoulos. The Distributed Simulation of Multi-Agent Systems. In Proc. of the IEEE - Special Issue on Agent-Oriented Software Approaches in Distributed Modeling and Simulation. 2001, vol. 89, no. 2, pp.174-185.
 Michael Van Wie. Role Selection in Teams of Non-communicating Agents. Thesis for the Degree Doctor of Philosophy. University of Rochester. 2001.