Domain-dependent and Observer-dependent Follow-up of Human Activity - A Normative Multi-agent Approach

Benoît Vettier, Catherine Garbay

Abstract

We propose in this paper a novel approach for human activity follow-up that draws on a distinction between domain-dependent and observer-dependent viewpoints. While the domain-dependent (or intrinsic) viewpoint calls for the follow-up and interpretation of human activity per se, the observer-dependent (or extrinsic) viewpoint calls for a more subjective approach, which may involve an evaluative dimension, regarding the human activity or the interpretation process itself. Of interest are the mutual dependencies that tie both processes over time: the observer viewpoint is known to shape domain-dependent interpretation, while domain-dependent interpretation is core to the evolution of the observer viewpoint. We make a case for using a normative multi-agent approach to design monitoring systems articulating both viewpoints. We illustrate the proposed approach potential by examples from daily life scenarios.

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Vettier B. and Garbay C. (2014). Domain-dependent and Observer-dependent Follow-up of Human Activity - A Normative Multi-agent Approach . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-758-015-4, pages 673-678. DOI: 10.5220/0004918106730678


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@conference{icaart14,
author={Benoît Vettier and Catherine Garbay},
title={Domain-dependent and Observer-dependent Follow-up of Human Activity - A Normative Multi-agent Approach},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},
year={2014},
pages={673-678},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004918106730678},
isbn={978-989-758-015-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - Domain-dependent and Observer-dependent Follow-up of Human Activity - A Normative Multi-agent Approach
SN - 978-989-758-015-4
AU - Vettier B.
AU - Garbay C.
PY - 2014
SP - 673
EP - 678
DO - 10.5220/0004918106730678