Protocols for Decentralized Scheduling

  • Michael P. Wellman William E. WalshPeter R. Wurman Je rey K. MacKie-MasonUniversity
  • Published 1998
Scheduling is the problem of allocating resources to alternative possible uses over designated periods of time. Several have proposed (and some have tried) market-based approaches to decentralized versions of the problem, where the competing uses are represented by autonomous agents. Market mechanisms use prices derived through distributed bidding protocols… CONTINUE READING