Presentation on theme: "1 CPA 5937 Multi-Agent System for Project Selection Case of Urban Infrastructure - City of Houston By Wafa Elgarah Dr. Dan C. Marinescu CPA 5937 Class."— Presentation transcript:
1 CPA 5937 Multi-Agent System for Project Selection Case of Urban Infrastructure - City of Houston By Wafa Elgarah Dr. Dan C. Marinescu CPA 5937 Class Project
2 CPA 5937 Motivation Houston, we have problem!! Project selection is a complex process Not an integrated streamlined process Highly political process Large number of stakeholders There is a need for: An intelligent and integrated system to help in the project selection process
3 CPA 5937 Background Preliminary analysis – 100 interviews Logical models of the process - UML Agent-based DSS has NOT yet been explored
4 CPA 5937 Proposed Conceptual Design
5 CPA 5937 Objective Build an agent to help in project selection Based on project specification Set of criteria – budget, time, need constraints Stakeholders votes
6 CPA 5937 Agent Structure
7 CPA 5937 Literature Review L. Ardissono, C. Barbero, A. Goy, and G. Petrone, “An Agent Architecture for Personalized Web Stores.” In O. Etzioni, J. P.M¨uller, and J. M. Bradshaw, editors, Proc. 3rd Annual Conference on Autonomous Agents (AGENTS-99), pages 182–189, New York, ACM Press. S. Balasubramanian and D. H. Norrie. “A Multi-Agent Intelligent Design System Integrating Manufacturing and Shop-Floor Control.” In Victor Lesser, editor, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Multi–Agent Systems, pages 3–9, San Francisco, CA, MIT Press. J. M. Bradshaw. “An introduction to software agents.” In Software Agents, pages 5–46. The MIT Press, T. Bui, and J. Lee, “An Agent-Based Framework for Building Decision Support Systems,” Decision Support Systems, Vol 25, 1999, pp D. C. Marinescu, “Internet-based Workflow Management- Toward a Semantic Web,” 2002, Chap 6, pp C. Roda, “A multi-agent system for advising and monitoring students navigating instructional Web sites,” online.