Distributed Artificial Intelligence

A primer on Multi-Agent Systems, Agent-Based Modeling, and Swarm Intelligence

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  • It is a method of distribution of powers;
  • It is a method of communication of the agents.
  • The agent’s knowledge is heterogeneous. This could be either redundant or specialized;
  • There are different ways of distributing the control in the system. There are multiple classifications when it comes to the type of control system that could be used: benevolent or competitive; team or hierarchical; static or shifting roles;
  • There exist different ways of communicating. This could happen through a blackboard model or a message-model, and either at low or high-level content.
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Research Lead @Balderton. Formerly @Anthemis @UCLA. All opinions are my own.

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