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Argumentation for coordinating shared activities

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dc.contributor.author Clement, Bradley J.
dc.contributor.author Barrett, Anthony C.
dc.contributor.author Schaffer, Steven R.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-03-13T22:13:25Z
dc.date.available 2006-03-13T22:13:25Z
dc.date.issued 2004-06-23
dc.identifier.citation 4th International Workshop on Planning and Scheduling for Space, Darmstadt, Germany, June 23, 2004. en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 04-1368
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/38858
dc.description.abstract There is an increasing need for space missions to be able to collaboratively (and competitively) develop plans both within and across missions. In addition, interacting spacecraft that interleave onboard planning and execution must reach consensus on their commitments to each other prior to execution. In domains where missions have varying degrees of interaction and different constraints on communication and computation, the missions will require different coordination protocols in order to efficiently reach consensus with in their imposed deadlines. We describe a Shared Activity Coordination (SHAC) framework that provides a decentralized algorithm for negotiating the scheduling of shared activities over the lifetimes of multiple agents and a foundation for customizing protocols for negotiating planner interactions. We investigate variations of a few simple protocols based on argumentation and distributed constraints satisfaction techniques and evaluate their abilities to reach consistent solutions according to computation, time, and communication costs in an abstract domain where spacecraft propose joint measurements. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 1509477 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2004 en
dc.subject multiple agents en
dc.subject coordination en
dc.subject planning en
dc.subject scheduling en
dc.subject Mars en
dc.title Argumentation for coordinating shared activities en
dc.type Preprint en


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