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Agent applications in rail transportation

Ho, T. K., Ferreira, Luis, & Law, K.H. (2004) Agent applications in rail transportation. In International Conference on Intelligent Agents Web Technologies and Internet Commerce, February 2004, Vienna.

Abstract

This paper discusses the applications of agent-oriented techniques for modelling of the behaviour of a railway transportation system which consists of numerous interacting parties with different objectives, interests, autonomy, constraints, responsibilities and decision-making capabilities. The agent model covers both business and operational aspects of the system and it enables possible connections to other modes of transportation and/or external monitoring bodies. The multi-agent architecture required to match a real-world railway system will be presented and the additional functions and advantages brought by the agent model will also be explored.

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ID Code: 2508
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: multi, agent, modelling, railway transportation
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 16 Nov 2005
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 01:27

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