PASCAL - Pattern Analysis, Statistical Modelling and Computational Learning

Processing of Information Microgranules within an Individuals' Society
bruno apolloni, simone bassis and antonio zippo
In: Human-centric Information Processing Through Granular Modelling Studies in Computational Intelligence (182). (2009) Springer , Heidelberg , pp. 233-264.


Consider a web society made up of a huge number of agents communicating with one another. Each agent has a wide facility of receiving and sending data and a very small capacity for processing them. Hence the data constitute a heap of microgranules of information. Each individual processes data by itself with the sole goal of increasing an its own utility. In this sense it adapts its parameters in a monotone way in order to fit granules. The sole social interaction with surrounding people aims at maintaining a healthy homeostasis. This goal is achieved through an aging mechanism that is put at the basis of an individual policy for producing a dynamic formation of clusters of healthy agents within a population. As a result, agents are specialized in a task common to all of individuals of a same cluster, and possibly belong to more than one cluster.We may interpret the process as a dynamic assignment of agent membership degrees to the various clusters: each cluster ranked with an overall quality index, each agent partitioning an overall memebership on the single clusters.

EPrint Type:Book Section
Project Keyword:Project Keyword UNSPECIFIED
Subjects:User Modelling for Computer Human Interaction
ID Code:4465
Deposited By:Bruno Apolloni
Deposited On:13 March 2009