Constructing and interrogating actor histories

Clark, Tony, Kulkarni, Vinay, Barat, Souvik and Barn, Balbir ORCID: (2018) Constructing and interrogating actor histories. In: Exploring Intelligent Decision Support Systems: Current State and New Trends. Valencia-García, Rafael, Paredes-Valverde, Mario Andrés, del Pilar Salas-Zárate, María and Alor-Hernández, Giner, eds. Studies in Computational Intelligence, 764 . Springer, Switzerland, pp. 27-47. ISBN 9783319740010, pbk-ISBN 9783319892665, e-ISBN 9783319740027. (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-74002-7_2)

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Complex systems, such as organizations, can be represented as executable simulation models using actor-based languages. Decision-making can be supported by system simulation so that different configurations provide a basis for what-if analysis. Actor-based models are expressed in terms of large numbers of concurrent actors that communicate using asynchronous messages leading to complex non-deterministic behaviour. This chapter addresses the problem of analyzing the results of model executions and proposes a general approach that can be added to any actor-based system. The approach uses a logic programming language with temporal extensions to query execution traces. The approach has been implemented and is shown to support a representative system model.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 27817
Notes on copyright: This is an author accepted manuscript version of chapter published in Exploring Intelligent Decision Support Systems: Current State and New Trends. The final authenticated version is available online at:
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Depositing User: Balbir Barn
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2019 16:45
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2020 14:54

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