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2019-2020 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

CIS 563 - Multi Agent Systems

Credits 3
Lecture / 3 hours per week
Introduction to multiagent systems and distributed artificial intelligence. The course examines the issues that arise when groups or societies of autonomous agents interact to solve interrelated problems. Topics include defining multiagent systems and their characteristics, reasoning about agents’ knowledge and beliefs, distributed problem solving and planning, coordination and negotiation, the organization and control of complex, distributed multiagent systems, learning in multiagent systems, and applications in the following domains: internet information gathering, electronic commerce, virtual markets, workflow management, distributed sensing network, distributed planning and resource allocation.