|Título||Infection-Based Norm Emergence in Multi-Agent Complex Networks|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||2008|
|Authors||Salazar-Ramirez N, Rodríguez-Aguilar JA, Arcos JLluis|
|Editor||Ghallab C.D.Spyropoulo, Avouris N.|
|Conference Name||18th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence|
We propose a computational model that facilitates agents in a MAS to collaboratively evolve their norms to reach the best norm conventions. Our approach borrows from the social contagion phenomenon to exploit the notion of positive infection: agents with good behaviors become infectious to spread their norms in the agent society. By combining infection and innovation, our computational model helps a MAS establish better norm conventions even when a sub-optimal one has fully settled in the population.
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