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Defence Industry Applications of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems

  • Michal Pěchouček
  • Simon G. Thompson
  • Holger Voos

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Alex Healing, Robert Ghanea-Hercock, Hakan Duman, Michal Jakob
    Pages 1-13
  3. David Nicholson, Sarvapali D. Ramchurn, Alex Rogers
    Pages 15-32
  4. Alun Preece, Tomothy J. Norman, Mario Gomez, Nir Oren
    Pages 33-50
  5. Todd Carrico, Mark Greaves
    Pages 51-72
  6. David Šišlák, Michal Pěchouček, Přemysl Volf, Dušan Pavlíček, Jiří Samek, Vladimír Mařík et al.
    Pages 73-96
  7. Jeremy W. Baxter, Graham S. Horn
    Pages 97-112
  8. Clint Heinze, Michael Papasimeon, Simon Goss, Martin Cross, Russell Connell
    Pages 113-130
  9. H. Van Dyke Parunak
    Pages 131-150

About this book


Defense and security related applications are increasingly being tackled by researchers and practioners using technologies developed in the field of Intelligent Agent research. This book is a collection of recent refereed papers drawn from workshops and other colloquia held in various venues around the world in the last two years.

The contributions in this book describe work in the development of command and control systems, military communications systems, information systems, surveillance systems, autonomous vehicles, simulators and Human Computer Interactions. The broad nature of the application domain is matched by the diversity of techniques used in the papers that are included in the collection which provides, for the first time, an overview of the most significant work being performed by the leading workers in this area. It provides a single reference point for the state of the art in the field at the moment and will be of interest to Computer Science professionals working in the defense sector, and academics and students investigating the technology of Intelligent Agents that are curious to see how the technology is applied in practice.


AI Autonomous agents Communication systems Defence Homeland security Human Computer Interaction Multi-agent systems Security agent technology agents autonom communication human-computer interaction (HCI) intelligence organization

Editors and affiliations

  • Michal Pěchouček
    • 1
  • Simon G. Thompson
    • 2
  • Holger Voos
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Cybernetics, Faculty of Electrical EngineeringCzech Technical UniversityPrague 6Czech Republic
  2. 2.Research and VenturingBT. Labs, PP12, MLB1SuffolkUK
  3. 3.Faculty for Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-WeingartenWeingartenGermany

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