Patent Number: 7,085,692

Title: Learning systems and methods for market-based control of smart matter

Abstract: A market based learning mechanism for controlling smart matter to learn an appropriate organizational control structure for a multiple actuator-sensor dynamical system for use in optimizing system control. The more successful one or more of a plurality of control methods are in predicting system operation, the more weight the successful methods are given in controlling the system.

Inventors: Jackson; Warren B. (San Francisco, CA), Guenther; Oliver P. (San Francisco, CA), Hogg; Tad H. (Mountain View, CA), Huberman; Bernardo A. (Palo Alto, CA)

Assignee: Xerox Corporation

International Classification: G06F 17/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/01/02018