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Title: Multi-agent systems and their applications

Abstract

The number of distributed energy components and devices continues to increase globally. As a result, distributed control schemes are desirable for managing and utilizing these devices, together with the large amount of data. In recent years, agent-based technology becomes a powerful tool for engineering applications. As a computational paradigm, multi agent systems (MASs) provide a good solution for distributed control. Here in this paper, MASs and applications are discussed. A state-of-the-art literature survey is conducted on the system architecture, consensus algorithm, and multi-agent platform, framework, and simulator. In addition, a distributed under-frequency load shedding (UFLS) scheme is proposed using the MAS. Simulation results for a case study are presented. The future of MASs is discussed in the conclusion.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
  2. School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)
OSTI Identifier:
1510122
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1417205
Report Number(s):
DOE-VANDERBILT-0000666-12
Journal ID: ISSN 2234-8972; 27
Grant/Contract Number:  
AR0000666
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Journal of International Council on Electrical Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of International Council on Electrical Engineering Journal Volume: 7 Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2234-8972
Publisher:
Informa UK Limited
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS; Multi-agent system (MAS); intelligent agent; multi-agent platform; distributed control; system architecture; consensus algorithm; smart grid; under-frequency; load shedding

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Xie, Jing, and Liu, Chen-Ching. Multi-agent systems and their applications. United Kingdom: N. p., 2017. Web. https://doi.org/10.1080/22348972.2017.1348890.
Xie, Jing, & Liu, Chen-Ching. Multi-agent systems and their applications. United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.1080/22348972.2017.1348890
Xie, Jing, and Liu, Chen-Ching. Fri . "Multi-agent systems and their applications". United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.1080/22348972.2017.1348890.
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title = {Multi-agent systems and their applications},
author = {Xie, Jing and Liu, Chen-Ching},
abstractNote = {The number of distributed energy components and devices continues to increase globally. As a result, distributed control schemes are desirable for managing and utilizing these devices, together with the large amount of data. In recent years, agent-based technology becomes a powerful tool for engineering applications. As a computational paradigm, multi agent systems (MASs) provide a good solution for distributed control. Here in this paper, MASs and applications are discussed. A state-of-the-art literature survey is conducted on the system architecture, consensus algorithm, and multi-agent platform, framework, and simulator. In addition, a distributed under-frequency load shedding (UFLS) scheme is proposed using the MAS. Simulation results for a case study are presented. The future of MASs is discussed in the conclusion.},
doi = {10.1080/22348972.2017.1348890},
journal = {Journal of International Council on Electrical Engineering},
number = 1,
volume = 7,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2017},
month = {7}
}

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