Exception Handling in Goal-Oriented Multi-Agent Systems

@inproceedings{akirlar2008ExceptionHI,
  title={Exception Handling in Goal-Oriented Multi-Agent Systems},
  author={Ibrahim Çakirlar and Erdem Eser Ekinci and Oguz Dikenelli},
  booktitle={ESAW},
  year={2008}
}
Cooperative, autonomous and distributed properties of multi-agent systems deduce the dynamic capabilities of multi-agent system applications. On the other hand, these suitable features increase the error proneness of these applications. In this paper, we propose an exception handling approach to make multi-agent system applications more reliable and robust. And also we classify multi-agent exceptions and have implemented our approach on SEAGENT goal-oriented multi-agent development framework. 
Modeling Tools for Platform Specific Design of Multi-Agent Systems
TLDR
These tools enable agent developers to model their MASs for the SEAGENT and the JADEX agent platforms based on the semantics and design principles of these platforms.
Knowledge Management in Role Based Agents
TLDR
A knowledgebase architecture is proposed to increase applicability of roles in MAS domain by drawing inspiration from the self concept in the role theory of sociology, which has granulated structure that is dynamically organized according to the agent's identification in a social environment.
Spectrum-Based Fault Diagnosis in Multi-Agent Systems
TLDR
The limitations of applying spectrum-based diagnosis in time persistent and autonomous entities such as agents are discussed and therefore the Extended Spectrum-based Fault Localization for MAS (ESFL-MAS) is proposed.
CAMP-BDI: an approach for multiagent systems robustness through capability-aware agents maintaining plans
TLDR
The primary contribution of this thesis is the algorithmic design of the CAMP-BDI (Capability Aware, Maintaining Plans) approach; a modification of the BDI reasoning cycle which provides agents with beliefs and introspective reasoning to anticipate increased risk of failure and pro-actively modify intended plans in response.
Robust and cheating-resilient power auctioning on Resource Constrained Smart Micro-Grids
TLDR
This thesis designs a resilient and cheating-free CDA algorithm that is scalable and performs well on resource constrained micro-grids and proposes a decentralised consumption scheduling scheme that complements the auctioning scheme in guaranteeing successful power allocation within the RCSMG.
Circumventing Cheating on Power Auctioning in Resource Constrained Micro-Grids
  • Anesu M. C. Marufu, Anne Kayem, S. Wolthusen
  • Computer Science
    2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications; IEEE 14th International Conference on Smart City; IEEE 2nd International Conference on Data Science and Systems (HPCC/SmartCity/DSS)
  • 2016
TLDR
This paper proposes a novel scheme to circumvent power auction cheating attacks by employing an exception handling mechanism that employs cheating detection and resolution algorithms and demonstrates that the solution is both sound and performance efficient under resource constrained conditions.
JADEX Kanı-İstek-Hedef Etmenlerinin Model Güdümlü Geliştirilmesi
Kani-Istek-Hedef (KIH) mimarisi etmenlerin cevrelerine dair bilgiler tutmasina ve bu bilgiler dogrultusunda tasarim hedeflerini gerceklestirebilmek icin planlarini olusturmalarina izin veren bir

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 30 REFERENCES
Using Domain-Independent Exception Handling Services to Enable Robust Open Multi-Agent Systems: The Case of Agent Death
TLDR
The value of this approach is demonstrated for the ‘agent death’ exception in the Contract Net protocol and it is shown that the EH service approach provides substantially improved performance compared to existing approaches in a way that is appropriate for open multi-agent systems.
An architecture for exception management in multiagent systems
TLDR
This architecture provides designers with an exception mechanism integrated into usual agent models, so that the work left to the designer is the definition of application-dependent handlers that are automatically invoked by the architecture when required.
Improving Exception Handling in Multi-agent Systems
TLDR
Sage is an exception handling system dedicated to MASs that addresses the stressed issues by providing means to coordinate the collective activities of agents, to embbed contextualized handlers in agents and to concert exceptions.
A Sentinel Approach to Fault Handling in Multi-Agent Systems
TLDR
It is shown that fault handling in Multi-Agent Systems is not much addressed in current research, and that this is not necessarily true, at least not with the assumptions on applications made.
Exception handling in agent systems
TLDR
This paper proposes an alternative approach based on a shared exception handling service that is "plugged", with little or no customization, into existing agent systems, and claims that this approach offers simplified agent development as well as more effective and easier to modify exception handling behavior.
Exception Handling in Agent-Oriented Systems
TLDR
An exception handling model is developed whose salient feature is the separation and encapsulation of exception handling for an agent environment in a special agent called a guardian, which is being investigated in the context of the Ajanta mobile agent programming system.
The Role of Agent-Modeling in Agent Robustness
TLDR
The hypothesis is that through agent-modeling (the ability of an agent to model the intentions, knowledge, and actions of other agents in the environment) an agent may significantly increase its robustness in a multi-agent environment, by allowing it to use others in the environments to evaluate and improve its own performance.
Multiagent systems: a modern approach to distributed artificial intelligence
TLDR
This is the first comprehensive introduction to multiagent systems and contemporary distributed artificial intelligence and will be a useful reference not only for computer scientists and engineers, but for social scientists and management and organization scientists as well.
Modeling exceptions via commitment protocols
TLDR
A framework for modeling and handling exceptions intelligently in commitment protocols and a demonstration of the benefits of commitment protocols over traditional formalisms in handling exceptions are developed.
Handling Obstacles in Goal-Oriented Requirements Engineering
TLDR
These techniques are based on a temporal logic formalization of goals and domain properties and integrated into an existing method for goal-oriented requirements elaboration with the aim of deriving more realistic, complete, and robust requirements specifications.
...
...