TOWARDS MORE FLEXIBLE BDI AGENTS

Saadi Adel, Maamri Ramdane, Zaïdi Sahnoun

Abstract

BDI agents are among the most popular models for the development of intelligent agents. The practical reasoning within the most of BDI models and architectures rely, in the best case, on three kinds of attributes: The utility associated with a goal, the cost of a plan and the uncertainty associated with the action’s effects. Based on a richer set of practical reasoning’s attributes, we propose a BDI architecture which aims to provide a step towards more flexible BDI agents.

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Adel S., Ramdane M. and Sahnoun Z. (2012). TOWARDS MORE FLEXIBLE BDI AGENTS . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8425-96-6, pages 136-145. DOI: 10.5220/0003720801360145


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@conference{icaart12,
author={Saadi Adel and Maamri Ramdane and Zaïdi Sahnoun},
title={TOWARDS MORE FLEXIBLE BDI AGENTS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},
year={2012},
pages={136-145},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003720801360145},
isbn={978-989-8425-96-6},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - TOWARDS MORE FLEXIBLE BDI AGENTS
SN - 978-989-8425-96-6
AU - Adel S.
AU - Ramdane M.
AU - Sahnoun Z.
PY - 2012
SP - 136
EP - 145
DO - 10.5220/0003720801360145