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The Design of Intelligent Agents : A Layered Approach - Jorg Muller

The Design of Intelligent Agents

A Layered Approach

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Published: 27th November 1996
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This monograph presents a comprehensive state-of-the-art survey on approaches to the design of intelligent agents. On the theoretical side, the author identifies a set of general requirements for autonomous interacting agents and provides an essential step towards understanding the principles of intelligent agents. On the practical side, the novel agent architecture InteRRaP is introduced: the detailed description and evaluation of this architecture is an ideal guideline and case study for software engineers or researchers faced with the task of building an agent system.
The book uniquely bridges the gap between theory and practice; it addresses active and novice researchers as well as practitioners interested in applicable agent technology.

Motivationp. 1
Backgroundp. 7
The Agent Architecture InteRRaPp. 45
The Loading Dock: A Case Studyp. 125
Evaluationp. 173
Conclusions and Outlookp. 191
Proofs of the Theoremsp. 199
Empirical Resultsp. 207
Referencesp. 209
Indexp. 221
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ISBN: 9783540620037
ISBN-10: 3540620036
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 234
Published: 27th November 1996
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 15.52  x 1.07
Weight (kg): 0.36