Title: A multiagent system for transboundary monitoring

Authors: Viacheslav Abrosimov

Addresses: Aerospace Department, Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University), MAI, Volokolamskoyeshosse, 4, ?-80, GSP-3, Moscow, 125993, Russia

Abstract: This paper analyses the monitoring problem of emergency situations (ESs) in neighbouring territories. An ES affects several countries that may have different relations (cooperation, conflict) with each other. We consider conditions when a certain side appears unable to assess the scale of the threat and eliminate it independently. This side requests relief and assistance from another side with obligatory satisfaction of objective national constraints. The idea is to solve transboundary monitoring problems using international fleets of aircrafts with collective behavioural strategies and information exchange. We design a typical behavioural strategy for an aircraft within an international fleet. This strategy takes into account situational uncertainty, the possibility of assistance and a confidence measure for the information acquired by the sides. The efficiency of the proposed approach is verified by simulation modelling of the transboundary monitoring processes using AnyLogic platform.

Keywords: transboundariness; monitoring; fleets; aircrafts; information; exchange; emergency situation; confidence measure.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEM.2018.090885

International Journal of Emergency Management, 2018 Vol.14 No.2, pp.167 - 179

Received: 11 May 2016
Accepted: 22 Aug 2016

Published online: 03 Apr 2018 *

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