Multi-agent Systems: An Introduction to Distributed Artificial Intelligence

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Addison-Wesley, 1999 - Computers - 509 pages
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What are multi-agent systems? How do they work? What do they do? If you are looking for the answers to these questions, read on; for Jacques Ferber's authoritative book is the first to provide a single, coherent overview of multi-agent systems.
Introduces and defines key concepts throughout the text; provides numerous examples to illustrate core principles; draws on contributions from different disciplines to present a holistic, comprehensive picture of state-of-the art agent technology; and describes all the latest developments in the field and encourages the reader to reflect on possibilities for the future.

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Interactions and Cooperation
Multiagent Organisations
Action and Behaviour

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About the Author: Jacques Ferber is Professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at the University of Montpellier, France and head of one of the foremost research groups in Europe investigating the applications of distributed artificial intelligence and multi-agent systems.

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