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A Proposal for a new KQML Specification
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We propose a new speci cation for the Knowledge Query and Manipulation Language (KQML), a language for the communication between software agents. Expand
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Agent communication languages: the current landscape
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We introduce some concepts useful in discussing agent communication languages and then compare and evaluate the two major ACLs. Expand
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A semantics approach for KQML—a general purpose communication language for software agents
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We investigate the semantics for Knowledge Query Manipulation Language (KQML) and we propose a semantic framework for the language. Expand
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Evaluation of KQML as an Agent Communication Language
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The Knowledge Query and Manipulation Language (KQML) is a new language and protocol for exchanging information and knowledge among intelligent information agents. Expand
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Semantics for an Agent Communication Language
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We address the issue of semantics for an agent communication language that associates "cognitive" states of the agent with the use of the language's primitives (performatives). Expand
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Yahoo! as an ontology: using Yahoo! categories to describe documents
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We suggest that one (or a collection) of names of Yahoo! (or any other WWW indexer's) categories can be used to describe the content of a document. Expand
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A declarative approach to business rules in contracts: courteous logic programs in XML
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We address why, and especially how, to represent business rules in e-commerce contracts. Expand
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Semantics and Conversations for an Agent Communication Language
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We address the issues of semantics and conversations for agent communication languages and the Knowledge Query Manipulation Language (KQML) in particular. Expand
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The current landscape of Agent Communication Languages
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We propose a paradigm for software development which emphasizes autonomy (both at design time and run time), adaptivity (change is everywhere) and cooperativity. Expand
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