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Holon - Like Approach for Robotic Soccer

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The concept of "holon" coming from the industry (intelligent manufacturing systems) has been proved to be very successful in increasing the exibility of decisional systems. While MAS (multi-agent system) are already largely applied in such systems, in this context, simulated soccer (RoboCup environment) becomes a test bench for further challenges. The paper describes a generic architecture for a RoboCup team with four holon types situated on three levels and based on the MAS architecture implemented in 1999 for the team that took part at the RoboCup 1999 competition in Stockholm. This architecture tries to combine synergistically the characteristics of both domains: MAS and HMS. 1

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... MetaMorph (Maturana 1997;Maturana et al. 1999). Le concept d'holon a aussi été introduit dans des domaines autres que les systèmes de production, par exemple le projet Robot Soccer (Candea et al. 2000), ou encore dans les systèmes multi agents (Gerber et al. 1999 La modélisation par propriétés est une des caractéristiques de l'approche objet dont l'origine remonte aux années 60 avec le langage SIMULA (Dahl and Nygaard 1966 ;Birtwistle et al. 1973). Cette approche a été utilisée sous le nom de modélisation dirigée par les propriétés (Property Driven Model) (Barthes et al. 1979). ...
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