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Agent-Based Simulation of Learning Social Norms in Traffic Signal Systems

  • Kokolo Ikeda
  • Ikuo Morisugi
  • Hajime Kita
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series on Agent Based Social Systems book series (ABSS, volume 6)

Abstract

Formation and maintenance of social norms are important to keep multi-agent systems. Though the mechanisms how such norms are formed and maintained or collapsed are not clear, agent-based simulation is a promising approach for analysis. In this paper a compact framework of simulation, with learning agents in traffic signal system, is presented. Through some preliminary experiments, for example to analyze how the traffic volume effects the norm formation, the potential of the framework is shown.

Keywords

Genetic Algorithm Norm Formation Typical Trial Payoff Matrix Left Graph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kokolo Ikeda
    • 1
  • Ikuo Morisugi
    • 2
  • Hajime Kita
    • 1
  1. 1.Kyoto UniversityKyotoJAPAN
  2. 2.NTT WEST CorporationOsakaJAPAN

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