A Cognitive Framework for Delegation to an Assistive User Agent

  title={A Cognitive Framework for Delegation to an Assistive User Agent},
  author={Karen Myers and Neil Yorke-Smith},
We present a BDI-based framework for a cognitive agent that acts as an assistant to a human user by performing tasks on her behalf. This framework accommodates: (1) user delegation of tasks to the agent, which may be inconsistent or infeasible or both, and (2) user-specified guidance and preferences on the execution and management of these tasks, which we call advice. Within this delegative BDImodel, we propose a combined mechanism for the problems of goal adoption and commitment revision, with… CONTINUE READING
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