24 May 2012 Cooperation based dynamic team formation in multi-agent auctions
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Auction based methods are often used to perform distributed task allocation on multi-agent teams. Many existing approaches to auctions assume fully cooperative team members. On in-situ and dynamically formed teams, reciprocal collaboration may not always be a valid assumption. This paper presents an approach for dynamically selecting auction partners based on observed team member performance and shared reputation. In addition, we present the use of a shared reputation authority mechanism. Finally, experiments are performed in simulation on multiple UAV platforms to highlight situations in which it is better to enforce cooperation in auctions using this approach.
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Charles E. Pippin, Charles E. Pippin, Henrik Christensen, Henrik Christensen, "Cooperation based dynamic team formation in multi-agent auctions", Proc. SPIE 8389, Ground/Air Multisensor Interoperability, Integration, and Networking for Persistent ISR III, 838919 (24 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.919551; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.919551
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