Cooperation and Competition in ALIAS: A Logic Framework for Agents that Negotiate

@article{Ciampolini2003CooperationAC,
  title={Cooperation and Competition in ALIAS: A Logic Framework for Agents that Negotiate},
  author={Anna Ciampolini and Evelina Lamma and Paola Mello and Francesca Toni and Paolo Torroni},
  journal={Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence},
  year={2003},
  volume={37},
  pages={65-91}
}
This paper presents ALIAS, an agent architecture based on intelligent logic agents, where the main form of agent reasoning is abduction. The system is particularly suited for solving problems where knowledge is incomplete, where agents may need to make reasonable hypotheses about the problem domain and other agents, and where the raised hypotheses have to be consistent for the overall set of agents. ALIAS agents are pro-active, exhibiting a goal-directed behavior, and autonomous, since each one… CONTINUE READING
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