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Implementing Hierarchical Agent-Human Teamworks via Constraint-Based Models

By C Siebra and Austin Tate


The University of Edinburgh and research sponsors are authorised to reproduce and distribute reprints and on-line copies for their purposes notwithstanding any copyright annotation hereon. The views and conclusions contained herein are the author’s and shouldn’t be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies or endorsements, either expressed or implied, of other parties.The teamwork research defines several important concepts regarding the design of agents so that they are in fact able to play as members of a collaborative group. Currently such research has been focused on multiagent domains, where agents have full autonomy to take decisions. However this model is not common in real applications where humans may wish to be in control for critical decisions. This paper discusses the use of a constraint-based ontology to create models of mixed-initiative interaction for teamworks. Furthermore we show a practical application on how hierarchical users can use this approach during operations in critical domains

Topics: Informatics, mixed-initiative planning, ontology, teamwork, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence Applications Institute
Publisher: ACTA Press
Year: 2004
OAI identifier: oai:www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk:1842/2223

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