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Rescue-model: A multi-agent simulation of bushfire disaster management

G Au, S Goss, C Heinze, AR Pearce

Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) | Published : 2001

Abstract

The RescueModel project is a vehicle for research into multi-agent systems, architectures, and strategies. It builds on the theoretical, practical, and experimental base of a decade of beliefs-desires-intentions (BDI) agent systems development. This paper describes a project that will bring together the environmental richness found usually in large scale military operations research simulations with the architectural richness of agent models often researched in universities. Proposed applications of RescueModel include search and rescue and disaster response studies. © 2001 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

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