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Formalizing an electronic institution for the distribution of human tissues

Author
Vazquez-Salceda, J.; Padget, Julian; Cortes, U.; López-Navidad, A.; Caballero, F.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Artificial intelligence in medicine
Date of publication
2003-01
Volume
27
Number
3
First page
233
Last page
258
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0933-3657(03)00005-8 Open in new window
Abstract
The use of multi-agent systems (MAS) in health-care domains is increasing. Such agent-mediated medical systems can manage complex tasks and have the potential to adapt gracefully to unexpected events. However, in these kinds of systems the issues of privacy, security and trust are particularly sensitive in relation to matters such as agents' access to patient records, what is acceptable behaviour for an agent in a particular role and the development of trust both between (heterogeneous) agents a...
Keywords
Agent mediated institutions, Autonomous agents, Multi-agent systems, Negotiation, Real-time systems
Group of research
IDEAI-UPC - Intelligent Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Research Center
KEMLG - Knowledge Engineering and Machine Learning Group

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