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SICSA research project - Miguel Lurgi

Miguel Lurgi of the University of Edinburgh is doing an MSc project which focuses on artificial or “intelligent” agents. …


Miguel Lurgi of the University of Edinburgh is doing an MSc project which focuses on artificial or “intelligent” agents. He writes: “In complex systems of autonomous intelligent agents, it is important to advance the emergence of stable networks of relationships among them in order to provide the system with robustness and persistence. In ecological systems of interacting species, this problem has been perfected through the process of evolution by natural selection – real communities form entangled networks of interacting individuals that display features of complex systems (e.g. self-organisation, adaptation). We take inspiration from the mechanisms acting at the individual level of interactions among biological organisms in mutualistic associations in order to promote stability and collaboration in societies of artificial agents.”  One application would be to implement a digital business ecosystem in which the agents represent companies seeking appropriate partners for collaboration.
 

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