Emergent Intelligence of Networked Agents

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Springer Science & Business Media, May 3, 2007 - Computers - 258 pages
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shapingtheresultingintelligentbehavioronnetworkdynamics. Thevolumecontainsrefereedpapersaddressingvariousimportanttopics thataimsattheinvestigationofemergentintelligenceonnetworkedagents. vi Preface Especiallymostpapershighlightonthetopicssuch“networkformationamong agents”, “in?uenceofnetworkstructuresonagents”, “network-basedcoll- tivephenomenaandemergentintelligenceonnetworkedagents”. TheselectedpapersofthisvolumewerepresentedattheWorkshopon EmergentIntelligenceofNetworkedAgents(WEIN06)attheFifthInt- nationalJointConferenceonAutonomousAgentsandMulti-agentSystems (AAMAS2006),whichwasheldatFutureUniversity,Hakodate,Japan,from May8to12,2006. WEIN06isconcernedwithemergenceofintelligentbe- viorsovernetworkedagents andfosteringtheformationofanactivemul- disciplinarycommunityonmulti-agentsystemsandcomplexnetworks. We especiallyintendedtoincreasetheawarenessofresearchersinthesetwo?elds sharingthecommonviewoncombiningagent-basedmodelingandcomplex networksinordertodevelopinsightandfosterpredictivemethodologiesin studyingemergentintelligenceonofnetworkedagents. Fromthebroadsp- trumofactivities,leadingexpertspresentedimportantpaperandnumerous practicalproblemsappearthroughoutthisbook. Weinvitedhighqualityc- tributionsonawidevarietyoftopicsrelevanttothewideresearchareasof multi-agentnetworkdynamics. Weespeciallycoveredin-depthofimportant areas including: Adaptation and evolution in complex networks, Economic agentsandcomplexnetworks,Emergenceincomplexnetworks,Emergent- telligenceinmulti-agentsystems,Collectiveintelligence,Learningandevo- tioninmulti-agentsystems,Webdynamicsascomplexnetworks,Multi-agent basedsupplynetworks,Network-centricagentsystems,Scalabilityinmul- agentsystems,Scale-freenetworks,Small-worldnetworks. Wecouldsolicitmanyhighqualitypapersthatre?ecttheresultofthe growingrecognitionoftheimportanceoftheareas. Allpapershavereceived a careful and supportive review, and we selected 19 papers out of 31 - pers. Thecontributionsweresubmittedasafullpaperandreviewedbysenior researchers from the program committee. All authors revised their earlier versionspresentedattheworkshopwithre?ectingcriticismsandcomments receivedattheworkshop. Theeditorswouldliketothanktheprogramc- mitteeforthecarefulreviewofthepapersandthesponsorsandvolunteersfor theirvaluablecontribution. Wehopethatasaresultofreadingthebookyou willsharewithustheintellectualexcitementandinterestinthisemerging discipline. Wealsothankthemanyotherrefereeswhogenerouslycontributed timetoensurethequalityofthe?nishedproduct. WorkshopOrganizers SatoshiKurihara,OsakaUniversity,Japan HideyukiNakashima,FutureUniversityHakodate,Japan AkiraNamatame,NationalDefenseAcademy,Japan,WorkshopChair Preface vii InternationalSteeringCommittee RobertAxtell,BrookingsInstitution,andSantaFeInstitute,USA GiorgioFagiolo,UniversityofVerona,Italy SatoshiKurihara,OsakaUniversity,Japan HideyukiNakashima,FutureUniversityHakodate,Japan AkiraNamatame,NationalDefenseAcademy,Japan Scienti?cProgramCommittee RobertAxtell,SantaFeInstitute,USA Sung-BaeCho,YoseiUniversity,Korea GiorgioFagiolo,UniversityofVerona,Verona,Italy KensukeFukuda,NationalInstituteofInformatics(NII),Japan DavidGreen,MonashUniversity,Australia Yukio Hayashi, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST),Japan DirkHelbing,DresdenTechnicalUniversity,Germany KiyoshiIzumi,NationalInstituteofAdvancedIndustrialScienceandTe- nology(AIST),Japan TaiseiKaizoji,InternationalChristianUniversity(ICU),Japan HidenoriKawamura,HokkaidoUniversity,Japan SatoshiKurihara,OsakaUniversity,Japan Yutaka Matsuo, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AIST),Japan PeterMika,FreeUniversityofAmsterdam,Netherlands HideyukiNakashima,FutureUniversity-Hakodate,Japan AkiraNamatame,NationalDefenseAcademy,Japan DenisPhan,UniversityofRennes,France JonSakker,AustralianDefenseAcademy,Australia FrankSchweitzer,ZTH,Switzerland WataruSouma,AdvancedTelecommunicationsResearchInstituteInter- tional(ATR),Japan DavidWolpert,NASAAmesResearchCenter,USA Tok
 

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Contents

Incremental Development of Networked Intelligence in Flocking Behavior
1
Emergence and Software development Based on a Survey of Emergence Definitions
13
The Impact of Network Model on Performance of Loadbalancing
23
AuctionBased Resource Reservation Game in Small World
38
Navigational Information as Emergent Intelligence of Spontaneously Structuring Web Space
53
A Metamodel for Community Computing in MultiAgent System
66
The effects of market structure on a heterogeneous evolving population of traders
83
Analysis on Transport Networks of Railway Subway and Waterbus in Japan
98
Extracting UsersInterests of Webwatching Behaviors Based on SiteKeyword Graph
138
Topological aspects of protein networks
147
Collective Intelligence of Networked Agents
159
Using an agent based simulation to evaluate scenarios in customers buying behaviour
177
How to Form Stable and Robust Network Structure through Agent Learning from the viewpoint of a resource sharing problem
189
An Evolutionary Rulebase Based Multiagents System
203
Improvements in Performance of LargeScale MultiAgent Systems Based on the AdaptiveNonAdaptive Agent Selection
216
Effect of grouping on classroom communities
231

Network Design via Flow Optimization
115
Gibbs measures for the network
129
Emergence and Evolution of Coalitions in BuyerSeller Networks
245
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