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Developing Multiagent Algorithms for Tactical Missions Using Simulation
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Antonin Komenda,Jiri Vokrinek,Michal Cap,Michal Pechoucek
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 42-49
The development process and simulation architecture presented here help narrow the gap between how theoretical AI algorithms are traditionally designed and validated and how practical algorithms for controlling robotic assets in simulated tactical missions...
 
Towards Incremental Development of Human-Agent-Robot Applications using Mixed-Reality Testbeds
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Michal Jakob,Michal Pechoucek,Michal Cap,Ondrej Vanek,Peter Novak
Publication Date: February 2012
pp. N/A
Testing is essential part of the development of human-agent-robot team (HART) applications. Individual algorithms in such applications cannot be tested in isolation as their performance depends significantly on complex interactions among distributed softwa...
 
Content-Based Privacy Management on the Social Web
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Michal Jakob,Zbynek Moler,Michal Pechoucek,Roman Vaculín
Issue Date:August 2011
pp. 277-280
Protection of privacy is a major concern for users of social web applications, including social networks. Although most online social networks now offer fine-grained controls of information sharing, these are rarely used, both because their use imposes add...
 
Intelligent Content-Based Privacy Assistant for Facebook
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Michal Jakob,Zbynek Moler,Michal Pechoucek,Roman Vaculín
Issue Date:August 2011
pp. 499-500
Although most online social networks now offer fine-grained controls of information sharing, these are rarely used, both because their use imposes additional burden on the user and because there are too many control settings for an average user to handle. ...
 
Using Agents to Improve International Maritime Transport Security
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Michal Jakob, Ondřej Vanĕk, Michal Pĕchouček
Issue Date:January 2011
pp. 90-96
<p>The recent surge in maritime piracy presents a serious threat to the international maritime transport system. Over the past few years, insurance rates have increased more than tenfold for vessels transiting known pirate waters, and the overall cos...
 
Autonomous UAV Surveillance in Complex Urban Environments
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Eduard Semsch, Michal Jakob, Dušan Pavlícek, Michal Pechoucek
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 82-85
We address the problem of multi-UAV-based surveillance in complex urban environments with occlusions. The problem consists of controlling the flight of UAVs with on-board cameras so that the coverage and recency of the information about the designated area...
 
Agent-Based Approach to Free-Flight Planning, Control, and Simulation
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Michal Pechoucek, David Sislak
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 14-17
Intelligent-agents technology provides techniques and algorithms for distributed coordination and distributed decision making. The authors developed AgentFly, a multiagent prototype for air traffic control of free-flight-based operations of multiple aerial...
 
Inaccessibility in Multi-Agent Systems
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Michal Pechoucek, Michal Dobísek, Jirí Lazanský, Vladimír Marík
Issue Date:October 2003
pp. 182
In standard situations, agents in a multi-agent community need to communicate each other to accomplish cooperation and coordination of joint activities. Normally it is expected that each agent can contact any other using a reliable communication infrastruc...
 
Message from the HoloMAS Workshop Chairs
Found in: Database and Expert Systems Applications, International Workshop on
By Vladimír Mařík, Michal Pěchouček, Duncan McFarlane
Issue Date:September 2002
pp. 567
No summary available.
   
Guest Editors' Introduction: Knowledge Systems for Coalition Operations
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Austin Tate, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Michal Pechoucek
Issue Date:May 2002
pp. 14-16
<p>Current and future military missions will increasingly involve multinational forces. Ideally, such forces should be rapidly drawn together, flexibly led, and responsively deployed. Moreover, these multinational forces will need to address a wide r...
 
Optimization-Based Collision Avoidance for Cooperating Airplanes
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By David Šišlák, Premysl Volf, Michal Pechoucek, Niranjan Suri, David Nicholson, David Woodhouse
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 375-378
Application of autonomous intelligent systems into airspace domain is very important nowadays. The paper presents decentralized collision avoidance algorithm utilizing a solution of the defined optimization problem where efficiency criteria, collision pena...
 
Adaptive Multiagent System for Network Traffic Monitoring
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Martin Rehák, Michal Pechoucek, Martin Grill, Jan Stiborek, Karel Bartoš, Pavel Celeda
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 16-25
An application of agent-based data mining for near-real time detection of attacks against the computer networks and connected hosts is based on processing network traffic statistics provided by high-speed network monitoring cards and using a set of known a...
 
Multi-party Collision Avoidance among Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Jiri Samek, David Sislak, Premysl Volf, Michal Pechoucek
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 403-406
This paper addresses the problem of distributed cooperative collision avoidance that supports efficient utilization of air space shared by several autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles. The novel multi-party collision avoidance (MPCA) algorithm is described....
 
Planning and Choosing: Augmenting HTN-Based Agents with Mental Attitudes
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Gerhard Wickler, Stephen Potter, Austin Tate, Michal P¡echou¡cek, Eduard Semsch
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 222-228
This paper describes a new agent framework that fuses an HTN planner, through its underlying conceptual model, with the mental attitudes of the BDI agent architecture, thus exploiting the strengths of each. On the one hand, the practical and proven ability...
 
Agent-Based Network Intrusion Detection System
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Vojtech Krmicek, Pavel Celeda, Martin Rehak, Michal Pechoucek
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 528-531
The paper presents security platform based on agents as an efficient and robust solution for high-performance intrusion detection system designed for deployment on highspeed network links. The proposed detection algorithm is based on extension of trust mod...
 
Incrementally Refined Acquaintance Model for Distributed Planning and Resource Allocation in Semi-trusted Environments
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, International Conference on
By Michal Pechoucek, Martin Rehák, Vladimír Marík
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 391-394
This paper presents a specific contracting algorithm that contributes to the process of distributed planning and resource allocation in competitive, semi-trusted environments. The presented contraction algorithm is based on incrementally refined acquaintan...
 
Representing Context for Multiagent Trust Modeling
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Martin Rehak, Milos Gregor, Michal Pechoucek, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw
Issue Date:December 2006
pp. 737-746
We present a universal mechanism that can be combined with existing trust models to extend their capabilities towards efficient modelling of the situational (context-dependent) trust. The mechanism describes the similarity between the situations using thei...
 
Negotiation-Based Approach to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Found in: Distributed Intelligent Systems: Collective Intelligence and Its Applications, IEEE Workshop on
By David Sislak, Martin Rehak, Michal Pechoucek, Du.san Pavlicek, Miroslav Uller
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 279-284
We present a framework for agent based aircraft deconfliction mechanism to enable efficient airspace use by various UAVs during coalition operations. In our approach, each vehicle is autonomous, but cooperative: it actively shares its flight plan with near...
 
Reflective-Cognitive Architecture: From Abstract Concept to Self-Adapting Agent
Found in: Distributed Intelligent Systems: Collective Intelligence and Its Applications, IEEE Workshop on
By Lukas Foltyn, Jan Tozicka, Milan Rollo, Michal Pechoucek, Pavel Jisl
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 326-334
This paper presents the general framework of the Reflective-Cognitive agent architecture. In our architecture we use modular approach to the reflection as we found it to be a promising way how to throw multi-agent systems together with the computing with l...
 
Multidimensional Context Representations for Situational Trust
Found in: Distributed Intelligent Systems: Collective Intelligence and Its Applications, IEEE Workshop on
By Martin Rehak, Milos Gregor, Michal Pechoucek
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 315-320
We propose a generic model for situation representation in agent trust models. As we argue that general trust models are inappropriate in complex environments and their use for advanced decision-making is limited due to the lack of detail, we introduce a g...
 
Distributed Planning Algorithm for Coalition Logistics in Semi-trusted Environment
Found in: Distributed Intelligent Systems: Collective Intelligence and Its Applications, IEEE Workshop on
By Martin Rehak, Michal P¡echou¡cek, P¡remysl Volf
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 265-272
We present a collective approach to coalition logistics planning that presents the features crucial for application in an adversarial environment: planning and communication efficiency, well-defined levels of information to be shared, tight integration of ...
 
Introduction to the Track C
Found in: Distributed Intelligent Systems: Collective Intelligence and Its Applications, IEEE Workshop on
By Jeffrey Bradshaw, Michal Pechoucek, Niranjan Suri, Austin Tate
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 251
Besides numerous applications in industry and commerce the intelligent distributed systems technologies are ready to be deployed in fields of defense logistics applications, international coalitions operations, humanitarian relief operations and other OOTW...
   
Agents in Industry: The Best from the AAMAS 2005 Industry Track
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Michal Pechoucek, Simon G. Thompson, Jeremy W. Baxter, Graham S. Horn, Koen Kok, Cor Warmer, René Kamphuis, Vladimír Marík, Pavel Vrba, Kenwood H. Hall, Francisco P. Maturana, Klaus Dorer, Monique Calisti
Issue Date:March 2006
pp. 86-95
Multiagent systems and agent technologies provide industrial developers with a novel implementation paradigm and a wide range of ready-to-use technologies, development platforms, and techniques and algorithms. The Industry Track of the Fourth International...
 
Trust Model for Open Ubiquitous Agent Systems
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Martin Rehák, Lukáš Foltýn, Michal Pěchouček, Petr Benda
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 536-542
<p>Trust management model that we present is adapted for ubiquitous devices cooperation, rather than for classic client-supplier relationship. We use fuzzy numbers to represent trust, to capture both the trust value and its uncertainty. The model con...
 
A-globe: Multi-Agent Platform with Advanced Simulation and Visualization Support
Found in: Web Intelligence, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By David Šišlák, Martin Rehák, Michal Pĕchouček
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 805-806
A-globe [3, 1] is a simulation oriented multi-agent platform featuring agent migration, communication inaccessibility simulation and high scalability with moderate hardware requirements. Using dedicated simulation messaging together with 2D and 3D visualiz...
   
An Abstract Architecture for Computational Reflection in Multi-Agent Systems
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Martin Rehák, Jan Tožička, Michal Pĕchouček, Filip Železný, Milan Rollo
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 128-131
<p>We propose a general framework for computational re- flection in multi-agent systems and address some technical issues related to its implementation. Potentials of computational models of cognition and reflection in a multi-agent system are detail...
 
ExPlanTech: Multiagent Support for Manufacturing Decision Making
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Michal Pechoucek, Jirí Vokrínek, Petr Becvár
Issue Date:January 2005
pp. 67-74
This article presents and discusses the potential of agent technologies in the manufacturing domain. It reports on the authors' experiences in deploying an open, Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agents-compliant agent-based solution in several industria...
 
A Knowledge-Based Approach to Coalition Formation
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Michal Pechoucek, Vladimír Marík, Jaroslav Bárta
Issue Date:May 2002
pp. 17-25
<p>The task of planning humanitarian relief operations within a high number of hardly collaborating and vaguely linked nongovernmental organizations is a challenging problem. The authors suggest an alternative knowledge-based approach to the coalitio...
 
Acquaintance Models for Integration-oriented Multi-agent Systems
Found in: Chilean Computer Science Society, International Conference of the
By Vladimír Marík, Olga Štepánková, Michal Pechoucek
Issue Date:November 2001
pp. 0186
The paper addresses problems of efficient knowledge representation and exploration of social knowledge enabling agents' integration into the multi-agent community.The proposed solutions are based on task decomposition, organization of negotiations, respons...
 
Optimizing Agents Operation in Partially Inaccessible and Disruptive Environment
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By David Šišlák, Martin Rehák, Michal Pěchouček, Petr Benda
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 140-143
<p>The algorithm we present in this paper aims to optimally distribute and connect the community of loosely coupled middle agents ensuring communication accessibility in a dynamic, inaccessible environment. Complete decentralization, autonomous adapt...
 
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