Evolution of cooperative behavior in simulation agents

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A simulated automobile factory paint shop is used as a testbed for exploring the emulation of human decision making behavior. A discrete events simulation of the paint shop as a collection of interacting Java actors is described. An evolutionary cognitive architecture is under development for building software actors to emulate humans in simulations of human dominated complex systems. In this paper, the cognitive architecture is extended by implementing a persistent population of trial behaviors with an incremental fitness valuation update strategy, and by allowing a group of cognitive actors to share information. A proof of principle demonstration is presented.

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Stroud, P.D. April 1, 1998.

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A simulated automobile factory paint shop is used as a testbed for exploring the emulation of human decision making behavior. A discrete events simulation of the paint shop as a collection of interacting Java actors is described. An evolutionary cognitive architecture is under development for building software actors to emulate humans in simulations of human dominated complex systems. In this paper, the cognitive architecture is extended by implementing a persistent population of trial behaviors with an incremental fitness valuation update strategy, and by allowing a group of cognitive actors to share information. A proof of principle demonstration is presented.

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  • 12. annual international symposium on aerospace/defense sensing, simulation and controls, Orlando, FL (United States), 13-19 Apr 1998

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  • Report No.: LA-UR--98-73
  • Report No.: CONF-980412--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 658306
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc709460

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Stroud, P.D. Evolution of cooperative behavior in simulation agents, article, April 1, 1998; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc709460/: accessed June 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.