TICSA approach: five important aspects of multi-agent systems
MetadataShow full item record
The publisher's website is available at http://www.springerlink.com
The issues of distributed and heterogeneous information, lack an underlying knowledge base, autonomy of the information resources, dynamic nature of the information retrieval process and dramatically increase of the available information are major factors hindering efficient and effective use of the available information. In this paper we explain the importance of multi-agent systems in addressing these issues effectively and illustrate this on an example of multi-agent system designed to intelligently retrieve human disease information. We also present a conceptual framework (TICSA) which focuses on the five different aspects of multi-agent systems namely, agent Types, Intelligence, Collaboration, Security and Assembly. This framework can be used to provide insight and guidance during the multi-agents systems design.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Ko, Ming Hsiao (2009)Fusion is a fundamental human process that occurs in some form at all levels of sense organs such as visual and sound information received from eyes and ears respectively, to the highest levels of decision making such as ...
Hadzic, Maja; Dillon, Darshan; Dillon, Tharam S. (2009)Multi-Agent System (MAS), and more specifically, ontology-based MAS, are increasingly being proposed and used within the medical domain. In this paper we represent an ontology-based multi-agent system specifically designed ...
Hadzic, Maja; Chang, Elizabeth (2005)The medical milieu is an open environment characterized by a variety of distributed, heterogeneous and autonomous information resources. Coordination, cooperation and exchange of information is important to the medical ...