TY - CHAP A1 - Petr Skobelev ED1 - Faisal Alkhateeb ED2 - Eslam Al Maghayreh ED3 - Iyad Abu Doush Y1 - 2011-04-01 PY - 2011 T1 - Bio-Inspired Multi-Agent Technology for Industrial Applications 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. 24 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/14795 DO - 10.5772/14795 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-09-15 ER -