[show abstract][hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Multi agent system (MAS) is an emerging subfield of distributed artificial intelligence, but it has already proven its metal as a significant technology that converted the mind of researchers to develop the autonomous applications. The primary problem that is fueling the need for MAS at design time is to predict all the possible situations and behaviors which would be faced by multi agent systems during its execution, so they must be dynamic and have the capability to learn from and adapt to their environments accordingly. Currently, all MASs uses static approach to load the transport level protocols without taking into consideration the requirements of the protocol by the application. To overcome the aforementioned problem in this paper we proposed a solution for message transport services that predicts the environment by calculating the frequency of protocols to dynamically upload the transport protocols. This enables the MAS to efficiently utilize the resources and when the particular task has been accomplished, free the resources and download the protocol as well. Moreover, it will support future transportation requirements that will be easily plug-in with the existing infrastructure. Adaptability at the transport level protocols not only adds efficiency to the MAS but also make it more flexible and scaleable that ultimately increases the efficiency of overall system.
Information Technology: New Generations, 2008. ITNG 2008. Fifth International Conference on; 05/2008