Motivational Attitudes of Agents: On Desires, Obligations, and Norms

  title={Motivational Attitudes of Agents: On Desires, Obligations, and Norms},
  author={Frank Dignum and David Kinny and Liz Sonenberg},
Many papers about agents mention BDI as a reference logical model for agents, but this model does not offer a thorough formal account of the connections between the different modalities of Beliefs, Desires and Intentions. Of course, work such as that of Rao and Georgeff [14] and of Cohen and Levesque [5] has pointed to some specific constraints, but does not offer a complete logical theory that explains all possible connections between, e.g., goals and intentions. Another point of concern often… 
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