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ICMAS
2000
9 years 12 months ago
Sociological Agents for Effective Social Action
This paper is concerned with the problem of how effective social interaction arises from individual social action and mind. The need to study the individual social mind, suggests ...
Mark d'Inverno, Michael Luck
ICMAS
2000
9 years 12 months ago
Intention Reconciliation by Collaborative Agents
Research on resource-bounded agents has established that rational agents need to be able to revise their commitments in the light of new opportunities. In the context of collabora...
David G. Sullivan, Barbara J. Grosz, Sarit Kraus
ICMAS
2000
9 years 12 months ago
Architecture-Centric Object-Oriented Design Method for Multi-Agent Systems
s This paper introduces an architecture-centric object-oriented design method for MAS (Multi-Agent Systems) using the extended UML (Unified Modeling Language). The UML extension is...
Hongsoon Yim, Kyehyun Cho, Sung Joo Park, Jongwoo ...
ICMAS
2000
9 years 12 months ago
Communication in Multi-Agent Markov Decision Processes
In this paper, we formulate agent's decision process under the framework of Markov decision processes, and in particular, the multi-agent extension to Markov decision process...
Ping Xuan, Victor R. Lesser, Shlomo Zilberstein
ICMAS
2000
9 years 12 months ago
Justifying Multiply Sectioned Bayesian Networks
We consider multiple agents who's task is to determine the true state of a uncertain domain so they can act properly. If each agent only has partial knowledge about the domai...
Yang Xiang, Victor R. Lesser
ICMAS
2000
9 years 12 months ago
The Computational Complexity of Agent Design Problems
This paper investigates the computational complexity of a fundamental problem in multi-agent systems: given an environment together with a specification of some task, can we const...
Michael Wooldridge
ICMAS
2000
9 years 12 months ago
Computationally Grounded Theories of Agency
In this paper, I motivate, define, and illustrate the notion of computationally grounded theories of agency. A theory of agency is said to be computationally grounded if we can gi...
Michael Wooldridge
ICMAS
2000
9 years 12 months ago
Multiple Negotiations among Agents for a Distributed Meeting Scheduler
We present a method for multi-agent negotiation for implementing a distributed meeting scheduler. In the meeting scheduler, an agent negotiates with other agents about making an p...
Toramatsu Shintani, Takayuki Ito, Katia P. Sycara
ICMAS
2000
9 years 12 months ago
Objective Trust-Based Agents: Trust and Trustworthiness in a Multi-Agent Trading Society
In this paper we develop a notion of "objective trust" for Software Agents, that is trust of, or between, Agents based on actual experiences between those Agents. Experi...
Mark Witkowski, Jeremy Pitt
ICMAS
2000
9 years 12 months ago
CCL: Expressions of Choice in Agent Communication
When shall I fly to New York? Which airline should I choose? How are these related to which airport I arrive at, to how I might travel into the city and to where I choose to stay?...
Steven Willmott, Monique Calisti, Boi Faltings, Sa...
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