A fuzzy framework for modelling confidence in multi-agent system

Ghusoon Salim Basheer, Mohd Sharifuddin Ahmad, Yee Chong Tang

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Abstract

In open multi-agent systems, agents may hide or lie about information regarding some events. In order to avoid such deception, a multi-agent system must be designed to test the confidence of agents. In this paper, we present a new approach to agent-based confidence modeling. This approach integrates two confidence requirements, namely, trust and certainty. We use fuzzy logic in representing the importance of trust and certainty to model an agent's confidence reasoning. The modeling mechanism eliminates the influence of untrusted agents' opinions because certainty level and importance of trust may not be valuable in all circumstances.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference Proceedings - 6th International Conference on Information Technology and Multimedia at UNITEN
Subtitle of host publicationCultivating Creativity and Enabling Technology Through the Internet of Things, ICIMU 2014
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages229-233
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781479954230
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Mar 2015
Event6th International Conference on Information Technology and Multimedia, ICIMU 2014 - Putrajaya, Malaysia
Duration: 18 Nov 201420 Nov 2014

Publication series

NameConference Proceedings - 6th International Conference on Information Technology and Multimedia at UNITEN: Cultivating Creativity and Enabling Technology Through the Internet of Things, ICIMU 2014

Other

Other6th International Conference on Information Technology and Multimedia, ICIMU 2014
CountryMalaysia
CityPutrajaya
Period18/11/1420/11/14

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Information Systems
  • Software

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Basheer, G. S., Ahmad, M. S., & Tang, Y. C. (2015). A fuzzy framework for modelling confidence in multi-agent system. In Conference Proceedings - 6th International Conference on Information Technology and Multimedia at UNITEN: Cultivating Creativity and Enabling Technology Through the Internet of Things, ICIMU 2014 (pp. 229-233). [7066635] (Conference Proceedings - 6th International Conference on Information Technology and Multimedia at UNITEN: Cultivating Creativity and Enabling Technology Through the Internet of Things, ICIMU 2014). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICIMU.2014.7066635