Distributed policies for equitable partitioning: Theory and applications

  title={Distributed policies for equitable partitioning: Theory and applications},
  author={Marco Pavone and Emilio Frazzoli and Francesco Bullo},
  journal={2008 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control},
The most widely applied resource allocation strategy is to balance, or equalize, the total workload assigned to each resource. In mobile multi-agent systems, this principle directly leads to equitable partitioning policies in which (i) the workspace is divided into subregions of equal measure, (ii) each agent is assigned to a unique subregion, and (iii) each agent is responsible for service requests originating within its own subregion. In this paper, we design distributed and adaptive policies… CONTINUE READING
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