A Problem-solving Agent to Test Rational Agents - A Case Study with Reactive Agents

Francisca Raquel de V. Silveira, Gustavo Augusto L. de Campos, Mariela I. Cortés

Abstract

Software agents are a promising technology for the development of complex systems, although few testing techniques have been proposed to validate these systems. In this paper, we propose an agent-based approach to select test cases and test the performance of rational agent. Interactions between agent and environment are realized in order to evaluate the agent performance for each test case. As a result, we obtain a set of test cases where the agent has not been well evaluated. Based on this result, the approach identifies the goals that are not met by the agent and reported to the designer.

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de V. Silveira F., Augusto L. de Campos G. and I. Cortés M. (2014). A Problem-solving Agent to Test Rational Agents - A Case Study with Reactive Agents . In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-027-7, pages 505-513. DOI: 10.5220/0004899105050513


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis14,
author={Francisca Raquel de V. Silveira and Gustavo Augusto L. de Campos and Mariela I. Cortés},
title={A Problem-solving Agent to Test Rational Agents - A Case Study with Reactive Agents},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2014},
pages={505-513},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004899105050513},
isbn={978-989-758-027-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - A Problem-solving Agent to Test Rational Agents - A Case Study with Reactive Agents
SN - 978-989-758-027-7
AU - de V. Silveira F.
AU - Augusto L. de Campos G.
AU - I. Cortés M.
PY - 2014
SP - 505
EP - 513
DO - 10.5220/0004899105050513