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2005
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Formalisations of Capabilities for BDI-Agents

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Formalisations of Capabilities for BDI-Agents
Intentional agent systems are increasingly being used in a wide range of complex applications. Capabilities has recently been introduced into some of these systems as a software engineering mechanism to support modularity and reusability while still allowing meta-level reasoning. This paper presents possible formalisations of capabilities within the framework of beliefs, goals and intentions and indicates how capabilities can affect agent reasoning about its intentions. We define a style of agent commitment which we refer to as a self-aware agent which allows an agent to modify its goals and intentions as its capabilities change. We also indicate which
Lin Padgham, Patrick Lambrix
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Type Journal
Year 2005
Where AAMAS
Authors Lin Padgham, Patrick Lambrix
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