The goal of this paper is to investigate the application of the Multi Agent technology in modeling and simulating large scale wireless communication systems. There are very few studies using the multi agent concept as an alternative approach for designing and simulating resource allocation in cellular systems and especially in large scale ones. Thus, a novel modeling methodology of wireless network services exploiting multi agent technology and investigating in depth critical agent issues is proposed in this paper. It is shown that the multi agent concept proves to be a suitable solution for modeling and implementing cellular network services simulation even in the case of large scale wireless networks. The whole investigation is divided in two phases: (a) multi agent modeling analysis and (b) multi agent model development for controlling network performance. Simulation results show the effectiveness of the proposed multi agent model when is applied in combination with the state of the art event scheduling mechanism.
- Multi agent systems
- large scale cellular networks
- concurrent events
- agent control