Multiagent Systems

Semestr: Winter

Range: 2P+2C


Credits: 6

Programme type:

Study form: Fulltime

Course language: English


This course provides foundations of multi-agent systems and agent technologies. It provides a formal model of an agent, the concept of reactive, deliberative and deductive agent, BDI architecture,basics of inter agent communication and coordination. Introduction to distributed decision making and game theory will be also provided.


Course syllabus:

1. Introduction to multi-agent system, formal model of an agent
2. Reactive agents
3. Deliberative and deductive agents
4. BDI architectura
5. Modal logic based formal model of multi-agent system
6. Inter-agent comunication
7. Cooperation and coordination
8. Negotiation
9. Distributed decision making
10. Coalition formation
11. Introduction to game theory
12. Development of scalable multi-agent systems
13. Multi-agent applications
14. Wrapups

Seminar syllabus:

1. Multi-agentni programming in 3APL
2. Multi-agentni programming in 3APL
3. - 6. Semestral project - design and development of deliberative agents
7. Multi-agentni programming in AGLOBE
8.Multi-agentni programming in AGLOBE
9 - 13. Semestral project - design and development of multi-agent system


An Introduction to Multiagent Systems by Michael Wooldridge. Published in February 2002 by John Wiley and Sons (Chichester, England). ISBN 0 47149691X 340pp