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A community of collaborative software agents works together in a domain to provide functionality such as provision of communications services or control of a chemical process. A scheduler is built into each collaborative agent which schedules tasks allocated to that particular agent and tasks sub-allocated by the agent. The scheduler has a mechanism for over-booking tasks for any one agent. It can also make tentative booking which can be overwritten of timed out.

Title
System and method for scheduling bandwidth resources using a Kalman estimator with active feedback
Application Number
9/596026
Publication Number
6785889 (B1)
Application Date
June 15, 2000
Publication Date
August 31, 2004
Inventor
Peter Williams
NSW
US
Agent
Woodside IP Group
US
Agent
Nick Ulman
US
Michael Hetherington
US
Assignee
Aurema
CA, US
IPC
G06F 9/00
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