Protecting the integrity of agents: an exploration into letting agents loose in an unpredictable world

@inproceedings{Grimley1999ProtectingTI,
  title={Protecting the integrity of agents: an exploration into letting agents loose in an unpredictable world},
  author={Michael Grimley and Brian Monroe},
  booktitle={CROS},
  year={1999}
}
After years of research, the definition of a software agent is still vague. For our purposes, we use a definition from Jennings and Wooldridge [6]. They state that a software agent ``... is capable of flexible autonomous action in order to meet its design objectives.'' By flexible, it is meant that the agent must be responsive, proactive, and social. Their behavior is based upon predefined rules and actions provided by their designer. However, this technology is different from other forms of… CONTINUE READING
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