Towards Epistemic Planning Agents

Manfred Eppe, Frank Dylla


We propose an approach for single-agent epistemic planning in domains with incomplete knowledge. We argue that on the one hand the integration of epistemic reasoning into planning is useful because it makes the use of sensors more flexible. On the other hand, defining an epistemic problem description is an error prone task as the epistemic effects of actions are more complex than their usual physical effects. We apply the axioms of the Discrete Event Calculus Knowledge Theory (DECKT) as rules to compile simple non-epistemic planning problem descriptions into complex epistemic descriptions. We show how the resulting planning problems are solved by our implemented prototype which is based on Answer Set Programming (ASP).


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Eppe M. and Dylla F. (2013). Towards Epistemic Planning Agents . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8565-39-6, pages 311-317. DOI: 10.5220/0004260603110317

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author={Manfred Eppe and Frank Dylla},
title={Towards Epistemic Planning Agents},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - Towards Epistemic Planning Agents
SN - 978-989-8565-39-6
AU - Eppe M.
AU - Dylla F.
PY - 2013
SP - 311
EP - 317
DO - 10.5220/0004260603110317