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Towards motivation-based decisions for worth goals

Munroe, Steve and Luck, Michael and d'Inverno, Mark (2003) Towards motivation-based decisions for worth goals. In: Marik, V. and Muller, J. and Pchouek, M., (eds.) Multi-agent systems and application III: 3rd International Central and Eastern European Conference on Multi-Agent Systems, CEEMAS 2003, Prague, Czech Republic, June 16-18, 2003. Lecture notes in computer science (2691). Springer, London, UK, pp. 17-28. ISBN 3540404503

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Abstract

In this paper we present a motivational mechanism to generate and determine the worth of goals and to represent various constraints involved in satisfying a goal. The work builds on the SMART agent framework and adds to the growing body of work that is attempting to extend the abilities of autonomous agents past the constraints of the traditional symbolic approaches to AI. The paper represents a first step in increasing an agent's autonomy in the domain of e-commerce, specifically enabling the agent to dynamically set issue parameters in relation to the importance of the issue and the effects of any existing constraints.

Item Type:Book Section
Research Community:University of Westminster > Electronics and Computer Science, School of
ID Code:1052
Deposited On:02 Dec 2005
Last Modified:20 Oct 2009 15:10

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