Issue No.01 - January/February (2010 vol.27)
Danny Weyns , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2010.18
Modern distributed software systems involve dynamic operating conditions that pose engineering challenges to traditional offline design. Multiagent systems engineering can solve some of these problems by offering self-adaptive features such as loose coupling, context sensitivity, and robustness to failure. The authors describe the tradeoffs in multiagent systems and lessons learned in their implementation but propose them as a critical advantage as distributed systems continue to evolve.
software engineering, multiagent systems
Danny Weyns, "Self-Adaptation Using Multiagent Systems", IEEE Software, vol.27, no. 1, pp. 86-91, January/February 2010, doi:10.1109/MS.2010.18