Cooperation schemes for autonomous agents
journal contributionposted on 01.01.1996, 00:00 by Sarosh Talukdar, Carnegie Mellon University.Engineering Design Research Center.
Abstract: "Experiments over a variety of optimization problems have shown that convergence to good solutions is an emergent behavior of certain mixes of autonomous (unsupervised) agents in certain cooperative arrangements. What mixes and arrangements? What are the underlying mechanisms? What are the implications for organization design? This article provides some answers."