Research Output

Demo Paper: AGADE Using Communities of Agents to Provide Realistic Feedback in Business Simulations.

  The need to provide realistic feedback against decisions made
within business games is a requirement if business games are to continue
to remain relevant in training towards increasingly complex business scenarios.
We attempt to address this problem by using software agents to
simulate individuals and to model their actions in response to business
decisions. In our initial studies we use agent technologies to simulate consumers
who will make buying decisions based on their own preferences
and those within their social network. Other applications are search for
structure in complex contexts, or verification of predicted values based
on theoretical considerations. In this demo paper we present the tool set
AGADE (Agile Agent Development Environment) which incorporates
agent based and semantic technologies to address this. It is applied to
simulate different market mechanisms in a mobile phone market.

  • Publication Status:

    Published

  • Publisher

    Springer International

  • DOI:

    10.1007/978-3-319-18944-4_25

  • Library of Congress:

    QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    006.3 Artificial intelligence

Citation

Farrenkopf, T., Guckert, M. & Urquhart, N. B. (2014). Demo Paper: AGADE Using Communities of Agents to Provide Realistic Feedback in Business Simulations. In Advances in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Sustainability: The PAAMS Collection, 271-274. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18944-4_25. ISBN 978-3-319-18944-4

Authors

Keywords

Multi-agent system; BDI; OWL ontology; Market simulation;Human behaviour;

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