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Science of Collectives

Good introductory papers are indicated by an asterisk *

* - Wolpert, D.H., "Why Income Comparison is Rational", Games and Economic Behavior, 2009, in press

* - Wolpert, D.H., "Trembling Hand Perfection for mixed Quantal / Best Response Equilibria", International Journal of Game Theory, 8, Issue 4, Page 539, 2009.

* - Wolpert, D.H. and Kulkarni, N., "Game-theoretic Management of Interacting Adaptive Systems", in Proceedings 2008 NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems.

* - Rajnarayan, D. and Wolpert, D.H., "Exploiting Parametric Learning to Improve Black-Box Optimization", in Proceedings of ECCS 2007, J. Jost et al. (Ed.)

Rajnarayan, D., Wolpert, D.H., Kroo, I. "Optimization Under Uncertainty Using Probability Collectives", Proceedings of 11th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Portsmouth, VA, AIAA-2006-7033, 2006.

* - Wolpert, D.H., and Lee, C.F., "An adaptive Metropolis-Hastings scheme: sampling and optimization", Europhysics Letters, 76, 353-359, 2006.

* - Wolpert, D.H., Strauss, C.E.M., Rajnarayan, D., "Advances in Distributed Optimization using Probability Collectives", Advances in Complex Systems, 9, 2006.

Lawson, J and Wolpert, D.H., "Adaptive Programming of Unconventional Nano-Architectures", Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, 3, 272-279, 2006.

Bieniawski. S., Kroo, I., and Wolpert, D.H. "Flight Control with Distributed Effectors," AIAA Paper 2005-6074, in Proceedings of the 2005 AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 15-18, 2005.

Wolpert, D.H., Bieniawski, S.R., "Distributed Control by Lagrangian Steepest Descent," in IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., "Finding Bounded Rational Equilibria Part I: Iterative Focusing," in Proceedings of ISDG 04, T. Vincent (Ed.) 2004. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., “Finding Bounded Rational Equilibria Part II: Alternative Lagrangians and Uncountable Move Spaces," in Proceedings of ISDG 04, T. Vincent (Ed.) 2004. PDF or Postscript.

Bieniawski, S., Kroo, I., and Wolpert, D. H., "Discrete, Continuous, and Constrained Optimization Using Collectives," AIAA Paper 2004-4580, 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multi-disciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Albany, NY, August 30-September 1, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., Bieniawski, S., “Distributed Adaptive Control: Beyond Single-Instant, Discrete Variables”, in MSRAS 04, Springer-Verlag, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., “What Information Theory says about Bounded Rational Best Response”, in WEHIA 04, A. Namatame (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

Bieniawski, S.R., Wolpert, D.H., “Adaptive, distributed control of constrained multi-agent systems”, in Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems 2004, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

Lee, C.F., Wolpert, D.H., “Product distributiontheoryfor control of multi-agent systems”, in Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems 2004, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., Lee, C.F., “Adaptive Metropolis Sampling with Product Distributions”, in International Conference on Complex Systems 2004, Y. Bar-Yam (Ed.), Perseus books, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

Bieniawski, S.R., Wolpert, D.H., “Product Distributions for Distributed Optimization”, in International Conference on Complex Systems 2004, Y. Bar-Yam (Ed.), Perseus books, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

Macready, W., Wolpert, D.H., “Distributed Constrained Optimization”, in International Conference on Complex Systems 2004, Y. Bar-Yam (Ed.), Perseus books, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

*Wolpert, D.H., “Information theory- the bridge connecting bounded rational game theory and statistical physics”, in Complex Engineering Systems, D. Braha and Y. Bar-Yam(Ed.’s), Perseus books, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

Tumer, K.., Wolpert, D.H., “Coordination in Large Collectives”, in International Conferenceon Complex Systems 2004, Y. Bar-Yam (Ed.), Perseus books, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

Antoine, N.E., Bieniawski, S.R., Kroo, I.M., Wolpert, D.H., “Fleet Assignment usingcollective intelligence”, AIAA-2004-0622, Presented at the 42nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., Tumer, K., Bandari, E. “Improving search algorithms by using intelligent coordinates”, Physical Review E (Brief Communications),69, 017701, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

                  <p>Tumer, K., Wolpert, D.H., “A Survey of Collective Intelligence”,             in Tumer, K., and Wolpert, D.H. (Ed.’s) <em>Collectives and             the Design of Complex Systems</em>, Springer-Verlag, 2004. <a href="/m/profile/dhw/papers/16.pdf">PDF</a>             or <a href="/m/profile/dhw/papers/16.ps">Postscript</a>.

Wolpert, D.H., “The Theory of Collectives”, in Tumer, K., and Wolpert, D.H. (Ed.’s) Collectives and the Design of Complex Systems, Springer-Verlag, 2004. PDF or Postscript.

        <p>Wolpert, D., <em>Factoring a Canonical Ensemble</em>, cond-mat/0307630,               2003. PDF or Postscript.

Airiau, S., Wolpert, D.H., Sen, S., and Tumer, K., “Providing effective access to shared resources: a COIN approach”, Proceedings of ESOA ‘03, A. Karageorgos et al., 2003. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., and Tumer, K., “Beyond Mechanism Design”, International Congress of Mathematicians 2002 Proceedings, H. Gao et al. (Ed.s), Qingdao Publishing, 2002. PDF or Postscript.

                  <p>Lawson, J., and Wolpert D. H., “The Design of Collectives of             Agents to Control Non-Markovian Systems”, <em>Proceedings of             American Association of Artificial Intelligence Conference 2002</em>,             2002. <a href="/m/profile/dhw/papers/21.pdf">PDF</a> or <a href="/m/profile/dhw/papers/21.ps">Postscript</a>.</p>

Wolpert, D.H, and Lawson, J., “Designing Agent Collectives For Systems With Markovian Dynamics”, in Proceedings of First International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2002. PDF or Postscript.

Tumer, K., Agogino, A, and Wolpert, D.H., “Learning Sequences of Actions in Collectives of Autonomous Agents”, in Proceedings of First International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 2002. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., and Tumer, K., “Optimal Reward Functions in Distributed Reinforcement Learning”, Intelligent Agent Technology 2001, 2002. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., Tumer, K. “Collective Intelligence, Data Routing, and Braess’ Paradox”, Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, 2002. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., “Collective Intelligence”, in Computational Intelligence Beyond 2001: Real and Imagined, D. Fogel and D. Robinson (Ed.), Wiley, 2001. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D., andTumer, K., “Optimal Payoff Functions for Members of Collectives”, Advances in Complex Systems, Vol. 4, pp. 265-280, 2001. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., Sill, J., andTumer, K., “Using Collective Intelligence to Control Data Flow Across a Constellation of Satellites”, Proceedings International Joint Conferenceon AI 2001, Morgan Kauffman, 2001. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., and Tumer, K., “An Illustration of the COIN Approach to Design of Multi-Agent Systems”, Proceedings of the Agents 00 and ECML 00 Workshop on Learning in Agents, Sen. S et al. (Ed.’s), 2000. PDF or Postscript.

Tumer, K., and Wolpert, D.H. “Collective Intelligence and Braess’ Paradox”, in Proceedings of AAAI 2000, Morgan Kauffman, 2000. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., Tumer, K., “Collective Intelligence for Optimization”, in “Statistical Machine Learning for Large-Scale Optimization”, J. Boyan, et al. (Ed.’s), Neural Computing Surveys, 2000. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., Kirshner, Sergey, Tumer, K., Merz, C., “Adaptivity in Agent-Based Routing for Data Networks”, in Proceedings of Agents 00, Sierra, C., et al, (Ed.s), 2000. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., Wheeler, K., Tumer, K., “Collective Intelligence for Control of Distributed Dynamical Systems”, Europhysics Letters, vol. 49 issue 6, 708-714, 2000. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., Wheeler, K., Tumer, K., “General Principles of Learning-based Multi-Agent Systems”, Third International Conferenceof Autonomous Agents, J.E. Bradshaw(Ed.), ACM Press, 77-83, 1999. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., Tumer, K., Frank, J. “Using collective intelligence to route internet traffic”, Neural InformationProcessing Systems 11, Kearns et al. (Eds), MIT Press, 952-958, 1999. PDF or Postscript.

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