Integrating insurance services, trust and risk mechanisms into multi-agent systems

Lam, Yuk-Hei, Zhang, Zili and Ong, Kok-Leong 2006, Integrating insurance services, trust and risk mechanisms into multi-agent systems, Lecture notes in computer science, vol. 4099, pp. 849-853.

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Title Integrating insurance services, trust and risk mechanisms into multi-agent systems
Author(s) Lam, Yuk-Hei
Zhang, Zili
Ong, Kok-Leong
Journal name Lecture notes in computer science
Volume number 4099
Start page 849
End page 853
Publisher Springer Berlin
Place of publication Berlin, Germany
Publication date 2006
ISSN 0302-9743
1611-3349
Summary In multi-agent systems, there is often the need for an agent to cooperate with others so as to ensure that a given task is achieved timely and cost effectively. Currently multi-agent systems maximize this through mechanisms such as coalition formation, trust and risk assessments, etc. In this paper, we incorporate the concept of insurance with trust and risk mechanisms in multi-agent systems. The novelty of this proposal is that it ensures continuous sharing of resources while encouraging expected utility to be maximized in a dynamic environment. Our experimental results confirm the feasibility of our approach.

Notes SpringerLink Date Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Language eng
Field of Research 080199 Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2006, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30003577

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