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Goal-Directed Interactions in Artifact-Based MAS: Jadex Agents playing in CARTAGO Environments

Michele Piunti, Alessandro Ricci, Lars Braubach, Alexander Pokahr
In the context of cognitive agent programming frameworks,a main research effort accounts for exploiting goalorientation for specifying and enacting agent interaction. Existing research work focuses almost totally on direct communication models, typically based on speech-acts and FIPA ACL. In this paper we focus instead on mediated interactions, and in particular on interaction taking place in artifactbased environments, where artifacts are first-class mediating tools that are used by cognitive agents in goal-directed way.The investigation is concretely supported by integrating theJadex platform (enrolling the Belief Desire Intention modelof agency) with the CARTAGO technology (enabling the designof artifact based environments).
IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology (WI-IAT 08), pages 207--213, December 2008, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Sidney, Australia
@inproceedings{piunti-iat2008,
	booktitle = {2008 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT-2008)},
	publisher = {Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)},
	author = {Piunti, Michele and Ricci, Alessandro and Braubach, Lars and Pokahr, Alexander},
	title = {Goal-Directed Interactions in Artifact-Based MAS: Jadex Agents playing in CARTAGO Environments},
	year = 2008,
	abstract = {In the context of cognitive agent programming frameworks,a main research effort accounts for exploiting goalorientation for specifying and enacting agent interaction. Existing research work focuses almost totally on direct communication models, typically based on speech-acts and FIPA ACL. In this paper we focus instead on mediated interactions, and in particular on interaction taking place in artifactbased environments, where artifacts are first-class mediating tools that are used by cognitive agents in goal-directed way.The investigation is concretely supported by integrating theJadex platform (enrolling the Belief Desire Intention modelof agency) with the CARTAGO technology (enabling the designof artifact based environments).},
	status = {Published},
	pages = {207--213},
	venue = {--},
	address = {Sidney, Australia},
	month = {December},
	doi = {10.1109/WIIAT.2008.349 }}