Dependence relations among autonomous agents (abstract)

  title={Dependence relations among autonomous agents (abstract)},
  author={Cristiano Castlefranchi and Maria Miceli and Amedeo Cesta},
The main thesis of this work is that human interactions are neither unpredictable nor bounded, but they are undertaken autonomously on the grounds of a number of basic principles and conditions. Among these, a crucial role is played by the objective dependence relationships holding among agents. In this paper we report about a first step in providing a computational theory of dependence as a tool for interaction control. We define non social as well as social dependence, and try to show how… CONTINUE READING