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Allocating Roles in Extreme Teams

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posted on 2004-07-01, 00:00 authored by Paul Scerri, Alessandro Farinelli, Steven Okamoto, Milind Tambe

New domains are emerging that impose new requirements for teamwork, where current teamwork infrastructure is inadequate. One such large class of application require extreme teams, which are large teams that need (soft) real-time response given dynamic tasks, and where many resource limited agents have similar functionality, but possibly varied capability. For in- stance, when responding to a disaster, fire fighters and paramedics comprise an extreme team as they must respond rapidly to dynamic tasks; and fire fighters can all extinguish fires although their capability to extinguish a particular fire quickly will depend on their initial distance from that fire.