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This paper proposes a framework for planning under uncertainty given a partially known initial state and a set of actions having nondeterministic (disjunctive) eeects, some being more possible (normal) than the others. The problem, henceforth called possibilistic planning problem, is represented in an extension of the STRIPS formalism in which the initial(More)
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We address the issue, in cognitive agents, of possible loss of previous information, which later might turn out to be correct when new information becomes available. To this aim, we propose a framework for changing the agent's mind without erasing forever previous information, thus allowing its recovery in case the change turns out to be wrong. In this new(More)
We study the interplay between argumentation and belief revision within the MAS framework. When an agent uses an argument to persuade another one, he must consider not only the proposition supported by the argument, but also the overall impact of the argument on the beliefs of the addressee. Different arguments lead to different belief revisions by the(More)