A logic of delegation

@article{Norman2010ALO,
  title={A logic of delegation},
  author={Timothy J. Norman and Chris Reed},
  journal={Artif. Intell.},
  year={2010},
  volume={174},
  pages={51-71}
}
Delegation is a foundational concept for understanding and engineering systems that interact and execute tasks autonomously. By extending recent work on tensed action logic, it becomes possible to pin down a specific interpretation of responsibility with a well specified semantics and a convenient and intuitive logic for expression. Once descriptions of direct agent responsibility can be formed, there is a foundation upon which to characterise the dynamics of how responsibility can be acquired… CONTINUE READING
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