A Workload Manager: The Pre-Assessment in Sincere Software Agent Environment

Nur Huda Jaafar, Azhana Ahmad, Mohd Sharifuddin Ahmad, Nurzeatul Hamimah Abdul Hamid

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Abstract

Instilling an ethical behaviour in software agent environment can influence the agent to do ethical and rational actions that brings about positive impacts towards its environment. Sincerity is one of an ethical behaviour that can be considered for instilling in software agent environment, especially for encouraging the cooperation in completing tasks within an agent community. However, a mechanism to avoid imbalance in workload between software agents should be established to avoid the sincere agent from taking many tasks from its teammates until it cannot timely complete its own task. In our study, we present three evaluators in Workload Manager: (1) permission of getting favour evaluator, (2) workload calculator and (3) the progress of a worker agent's current task. These evaluators are used to evaluate the capability of an agent before taking any task from its teammate and also to determine the right time for the agent to offer the favour to its teammate. The interaction of the Workload Manager and the agent community is presented to show how it works in sincere software agent environment.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Symposium on Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Robotics 2018, ISAMSR 2018
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781538678565
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Nov 2018
Event2018 International Symposium on Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Robotics, ISAMSR 2018 - Putrajaya, Malaysia
Duration: 27 Aug 2018 → …

Publication series

NameInternational Symposium on Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Robotics 2018, ISAMSR 2018

Other

Other2018 International Symposium on Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Robotics, ISAMSR 2018
CountryMalaysia
CityPutrajaya
Period27/08/18 → …

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Control and Optimization

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    Jaafar, N. H., Ahmad, A., Ahmad, M. S., & Hamid, N. H. A. (2018). A Workload Manager: The Pre-Assessment in Sincere Software Agent Environment. In International Symposium on Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Robotics 2018, ISAMSR 2018 [8540547] (International Symposium on Agents, Multi-Agent Systems and Robotics 2018, ISAMSR 2018). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISAMSR.2018.8540547