Implementing Policy Management through BDI

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Implementing Policy Management through BDI
The requirement for Grid middleware to be largely transparent to individual users and at the same time act in accordance with their personal needs is a difficult challenge. In e-science scenarios, users cannot be repeatedly interrogated for each operational decision made when enacting experiments on the Grid. It is thus important to specify and enforce policies that enable the environment to be configured to take user preferences into account automatically. In particular, we need to consider the context in which these policies are applied, because decisions are based not only on the rules of the policy but also on the current state of the system. Consideration of context is explicitly addressed, in the agent perspective, when deciding how to balance the achievement of goals and reaction to the ent. One commonly-applied abstraction that balances reaction to multiple events with context-based reasoning in the way suggested by our requirements is the belief-desire-intention (BDI) archi...
Simon Miles, Juri Papay, Michael Luck, Luc Moreau
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Type Conference
Year 2004
Where SGAI
Authors Simon Miles, Juri Papay, Michael Luck, Luc Moreau
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