EBDI: an architecture for emotional agents

  title={EBDI: an architecture for emotional agents},
  author={Hong Jiang and Jos{\'e} M. Vidal and Michael N. Huhns},
Most of the research on multiagent systems has focused on the development of rational utility-maximizing agents. However, research shows that emotions have a strong effect on peoples' physical states, motivations, beliefs, and desires. By introducing primary and secondary emotion into BDI architecture, we present a generic architecture for an emotional agent, EBDI, which can merge various emotion theories with an agent's reasoning process. It implements practical reasoning techniques separately… CONTINUE READING
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