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Author Drashansky, T.T. ♦ Joshi, A. ♦ Rice, J.R.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1995
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Special computer methods
Subject Keyword Scientific computing ♦ Object oriented modeling ♦ Problem-solving ♦ Parallel processing ♦ Computer architecture ♦ Humans ♦ Concurrent computing ♦ Physics computing ♦ Computer science ♦ Application software
Abstract Problem solving using complex mathematical models of physical phenomena requires expert knowledge in a variety of fields of computer science, such as parallel computing and numerical methods. SciAgents is a problem-solving environment to allow these models to become truly easy to use for the application scientists, much like PC-based systems. It is based on the agent-oriented model of computing. In this paper, we discuss the design and architecture of SciAgents in the context of models based on partial differential equations. We present a set of artificial/computational intelligence techniques used by the cooperating agents that constitute SciAgents, which allows them to complete the program specification and to carry out the program execution with minimal need for user intervention. SciAgents permits the non-expert user to cost-effectively and easily develop software for solving complex mathematical models. It is scalable and allows for extensive reuse of existing software.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Comput. Sci., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA (Drashansky, T.T.; Joshi, A.; Rice, J.R.)
ISBN 0818673125
ISSN 10823409
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1995-11-05
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 932.84 kB
Page Count 8
Starting Page 452
Ending Page 459

Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library