THE CONTRACT NET PROTOCOL: HIGH-LEVEL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL IN A DISTRIBUTED PROBLEM SOLVER

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Authors
  1. Smith, R.G.
Corporate Authors
Defence Research Establishment Atlantic, Dartmouth NS (CAN)
Abstract
The contract net protocol has been developed to specify problem-solving communication and control for nodes in a distributed problem solver. Task distribution is affected by a negotiation process, a discussion carried on between nodes with tasks to be executed and nodes that may be able to execute those tasks.
Report Number
DREA-80-1 —
Date of publication
15 Feb 1982
Number of Pages
17
Reprinted from
IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol C-29, no 12, 1980, p 1104-1113
DSTKIM No
82-01737
CANDIS No
79648
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Hardcopy;Originator's fiche received by DSIS;Document Image stored on Optical Disk

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