TY - CHAP A1 - Eduardo G. Hernández-Martínez A2 - Eduardo Aranda-Bricaire ED1 - Faisal Alkhateeb ED2 - Eslam Al Maghayreh ED3 - Iyad Abu Doush Y1 - 2011-04-01 PY - 2011 T1 - Convergence and Collision Avoidance in Formation Control: A Survey of the Artificial Potential Functions Approach N2 - A multi-agent system (MAS) is a system composed of multiple interacting intelligent agents. Multi-agent systems can be used to solve problems which are difficult or impossible for an individual agent or monolithic system to solve. Agent systems are open and extensible systems that allow for the deployment of autonomous and proactive software components. Multi-agent systems have been brought up and used in several application domains. BT - Multi-Agent Systems SP - Ch. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/14142 DO - 10.5772/14142 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-17 ER -