Title: A novel strategy for multi-resource load balancing in agent-based systems

Authors: Leszek Sliwko, Aleksander Zgrzywa

Addresses: Institute of Applied Informatics, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland. ' Institute of Applied Informatics, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland

Abstract: The paper presents a multi-resource load balancing strategy which can be utilised within an agent-based system. This approach can assist system designers in their attempts to optimise the structure for complex enterprise architectures. In this system, the social behaviour of the agent and its adaptation abilities are applied to determine an optimal setup for a given configuration. All the methods have been developed to allow the agent|s self-assessment. The proposed agent system has been implemented and the experiment results are presented here.

Keywords: load balancing; multi-agent systems; MAS; resource management; Java multi-agent system balancer; JMASB; agent-based systems; multiple resources.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIIDS.2009.025162

International Journal of Intelligent Information and Database Systems, 2009 Vol.3 No.2, pp.180 - 202

Published online: 14 May 2009 *

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