Specifying Communicative Multi-Agent Systems ?

  title={Specifying Communicative Multi-Agent Systems ?},
  author={Steven Shapiro and Yves Lesp{\'e}rance and Hector J. Levesque},
In this paper, we describe a framework for specifying communicative multi-agent systems, using a theory of action based on the situation calculus to describe the effects of actions on the world and on the mental states of agents; and the concurrent, logic programming language ConGolog to specify the actions performed by each agent. Since ConGolog has a well-defined semantics, the specifications can be used to reason about the behavior of individual agents and the system as a whole. We extend… CONTINUE READING
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