Minority Game: A Logic-Based Approach in TuCSoN


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Enrico Oliva, Mirko Viroli, Andrea Omicini

Flavio De Paoli, Antonella Di Stefano, Andrea Omicini, Corrado Santoro (a cura di)
“From Objects to Agents”, pp. 181-186
CEUR Workshop Proceedings 204
Sun SITE Central Europe, RWTH Aachen University
ottobre 2006

Minority Game is receiving an increasing interest because it models emergent properties of complex systems including rational entities, such as for instance the evolution of financial markets. As such, Minority Game provides for a simple yet stimulating scenario for system simulation.
In this paper, we aim at presenting a logic approach to the Minority Game whose goal is to overcome the well-known limits of the equation model in the verification of the system behaviour. We realise the social system simulation using a novel MAS metamodel based on agents and artifacts, where the agent rationality is obtained using a BDI architecture.
To this end, we adopt the TuCSoN infrastructure for agent coordination, and its logic-based tuple centre abstractions as artifact representatives. By implementing Minority Game over TuCSoN, we show some of the benefits of the artifact model in terms of flexibility and controllability of the simulation.
A number of parameters can affect the behaviour of Minority Game simulation: such parameters are explicitly represented in the coordination artifact, so that they can be tuned up during the simulation. In particular, experiments are shown where memory size and number of wrong moves are adopted as the tuning parameters.

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Eventi

  • 7º Workshop Nazionale “Dagli Oggetti agli Agenti” (WOA 2006) — 26/09/2006–27/09/2006

Pubblicazione

— a cura di

Flavio De Paoli, Antonella Di Stefano, Andrea Omicini, Corrado Santoro

— stato

pubblicato

— tipo

articolo in atti

— data di pubblicazione

ottobre 2006

— titolo del volume

From Objects to Agents

— collana

CEUR Workshop Proceedings

— volume

204

— pagine

181-186

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pagina originale

identificatori

— IRIS

11585/30143

— ISSN

1613-0073

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7th Workshop “From Objects to Agents” (WOA 2006), Catania, Italy, 26-27 September 2006. Proceedings

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