Social Interactions of Autonomous Agents: Private and Global Views on Communication

@inproceedings{Dignum1997SocialIO,
  title={Social Interactions of Autonomous Agents: Private and Global Views on Communication},
  author={Frank Dignum},
  booktitle={ModelAge Workshop},
  year={1997}
}
  • F. Dignum
  • Published in ModelAge Workshop 31 December 1997
  • Economics
In describing the interactions between agents we can take either a global view, where the set of all agents is seen as one big system, or a private view, where the system is identified with a single agent and the other agents form a part of the environment. Often a global view is taken to fix some protocols (like contract net) for all the possible social interactions between agents within the system. Privately the agents then have fixed reaction rules to respond to changes in the environment… 
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