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Abstract communication for coordinated planning

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dc.contributor.author Clement, Bradley J.
dc.contributor.author Durfee, Edmund H.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-06-13T16:54:28Z
dc.date.available 2006-06-13T16:54:28Z
dc.date.issued 2003-07-14
dc.identifier.citation AAMAS - Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Melbourne, Australia, July 14, 2003. en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 02-3054
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/39368
dc.description.abstract Previous work offers evidence that distributed planning agents can greatly reduce communication costs by reasoning at abstract levels. While it is intuitive that improved search can reduce communication in such cases, there are other decisions about how to communicate plan information that greatly affect communication costs. This paper identifies cases independent of search where communicating at multiple levels of abstraction can exponentially decrease costs and where it can exponentially add costs. We conclude with a process for determining appropriate levels of communication based on characteristics of the domain. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 2259208 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2003. en
dc.subject multiple agents en
dc.subject coordination en
dc.subject planning en
dc.subject scheduling en
dc.subject Mars en
dc.title Abstract communication for coordinated planning en
dc.type Preprint en


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