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Author Dunin-Keplicz, Barbara Maria

Title Teamwork in Multi-Agent Systems : a Formal Approach
Published Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2010


Description 1 online resource (246 pages)
Contents Teamwork in Multi-Agent Systems; Contents; About the Authors; Foreword; Preface; 1 Teamwork in Multi-Agent Environments; 2 Beliefs in Groups; 3 Collective Intentions; 4 A Tuning Machine for Collective Commitments; 5 Reconfiguration in a Dynamic Environment; 6 The Evolution of Commitments during Reconfiguration; 7 A Case Study in Environmental Disaster Management; 8 Dialogue in Teamwork; 9 Complexity of Teamlog; A Appendix A; Bibliography; Index
Summary What makes teamwork tick?. Cooperation matters, in daily life and in complex applications. After all, many tasks need more than a single agent to be effectively performed. Therefore, teamwork rules!. Teams are social groups of agents dedicated to the fulfilment of particular persistent tasks. In modern multiagent environments, heterogeneous teams often consist of autonomous software agents, various types of robots and human beings. Teamwork in Multi-agent Systems: A Formal Approach explains teamwork rules in terms of agents' attitudes and their complex interplay. It provides the first comprehe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-215) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Intelligent agents (Computer software)
Formal methods (Computer science)
Artificial intelligence.
Artificial Intelligence
artificial intelligence.
Artificial intelligence.
Formal methods (Computer science)
Intelligent agents (Computer software)
Form Electronic book
Author Verbrugge, Rineke
ISBN 9780470665183