Agents that Learn to Explain Themselves

  title={Agents that Learn to Explain Themselves},
  author={W. Lewis Johnson},
Intelligent artificial agents need to be able to explain and justify their actions. They must therefore understand the rationales for their own actions. This paper describes a technique for acquiring this understanding, implemented in a multimedia explanation system. The system determines the motivation for a decision by recalling the situation in which the decision was made, and replaying the decision under variants of the original situation. Through experimentation the agent is able to… CONTINUE READING
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