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By Ana L. C. Bazzan, Denise de Oliveira (auth.), Karl Tuyls, Ann Nowe, Zahia Guessoum, Daniel Kudenko (eds.)

This publication comprises chosen and revised papers of the eu Symposium on Adaptive and studying brokers and Multi-Agent platforms (ALAMAS), variants 2005, 2006 and 2007, held in Paris, Brussels and Maastricht. The target of the ALAMAS symposia, and this linked ebook, is to extend expertise and curiosity in version and studying for unmarried brokers and mul- agent platforms, and inspire collaboration among desktop studying specialists, softwareengineeringexperts,mathematicians,biologistsandphysicists,andgive a consultant overviewof present country of a?airs during this zone. it's an inclusive discussion board the place researchers can current fresh paintings and speak about their latest principles for a ?rst time with their friends. Thesymposiaseriesfocusesonallaspectsofadaptiveandlearningagentsand multi-agent structures, with a specific emphasis on tips to regulate proven studying thoughts and/or create new studying paradigms to handle the numerous demanding situations awarded via advanced real-world difficulties. those symposia have been an outstanding luck and supplied a discussion board for the pres- tation of recent rules and effects concerning the notion of version and studying for unmarried brokers and multi-agent platforms. Over those 3 versions we acquired fifty one submissions, of which 17 have been rigorously chosen, together with one invited paper of this year’s invited speaker Simon Parsons. this can be a very c- petitive attractiveness expense of roughly 31%, which, including overview cycles, has ended in a great LNAI quantity. we are hoping that our readers may be encouraged via the papers integrated during this volume.

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In particular, those described above, with the honorable exception of the Santa Fe tournament [18], concentrated on the efficiency of markets as a whole and on markets in which the population of traders was homogeneous (in other words they all used the same strategy for deciding what to bid). 1 2 In fact, for the markets tested in [6], even the ZI - U traders achieved pretty high efficiency, they were just outperformed by ZI - C traders in this regard. The experiments in [6], while reflecting typical market conditions, might be considered to represent easy conditions from which to attain equilibrium.

Van den Broek, W. Wiegerinck, and B. Kappen of targets, such that each target is reached by precisely one agent. In the sort distances method each agent performs a control to a single nearby target, in such a way that no two agents head to the same target at the same time. This method has an advantage of being fast, but it results in relatively high control costs. Because each agent performs a control to a single target, agents switch targets frequently during the control process. In the mean field approximation each agent performs a control which is a weighted sum of controls to single targets.

4 Fuzzy Q-iteration In this section, we propose a fuzzy approximation architecture similar to those previously used in combination with Q-learning [4,6], and apply it to the modelbased Q-iteration algorithm. The theoretical properties of the resulting fuzzy Q-iteration algorithm are investigated in Section 5. In the sequel, it is assumed that the action space is discrete. We denote it by U0 = {uj |j = 1, . . , M }. For instance, this discrete set can be obtained from the discretization of an originally continuous action space.

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