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Goal generation with relevant and trusted beliefs

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Goal generation with relevant and trusted beliefs
A rational agent adopts (or changes) its goals when new information (beliefs) becomes available or its desires (e.g., tasks it is supposed to carry out) change. In conventional approaches to goal generation in which a goal is considered as a "particular" desire, a goal is adopted if and only if all conditions leading to its generation are satisfied. It is then supposed that all beliefs are equally relevant and their sources completely trusted. However, that is not a realistic setting. In fact, depending on the agent's trust in the source of a piece of information, an agent may decide how strongly it takes into consideration such piece of information in goal generation. On the other hand, not all beliefs are equally relevant to the adoption of a given goal, and a given belief may not be equally relevant to the adoption of different goals. We propose an approach which takes into account both the relevance of beliefs and the trust degree of the source from which the corres...
Célia da Costa Pereira, Andrea Tettamanzi
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where ATAL
Authors Célia da Costa Pereira, Andrea Tettamanzi
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