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Title Advances in agent communication : International Workshop on Agent Communication Languages, ACL 2003, Melbourne, Australia, July 14, 2003 : revised and invited papers / Frank Dignum (ed.).
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2004.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 401 pages) : illustrations
Series Lecture notes in computer science, 0302-9743 ; 2922 Lecture notes in artificial intelligence
Lecture notes in computer science ; 2922.
Lecture notes in computer science. Lecture notes in artificial intelligence.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Intelligent agents (Computer software) -- Congresses.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Melbourne (2003)
Contents Section I: Fundamentals of Agent Communication -- Conventional Signalling Acts and Conversation -- An Empirical Model of Communication in Multiagent Systems -- An Exploration in Using Cognitive Coherence Theory to Automate BDI Agents' Communicational Behavior -- A Performative Type Hierarchy and Other Interesting Considerations in the Design of the CASA Agent Architecture -- Model Checking for ACL Compliance Verification -- Logic-Based Agent Communication Protocols -- Section II: Agent Communication and Commitments -- Protocol Specification Using a Commitment Based ACL -- A Logical Model of Social Commitment for Agent Communication -- Commitment and Argument Network: A New Formalism for Agent Communication -- Resolving Commitments among Autonomous Agents -- Nonmonotonic Commitment Machines -- Section III: Communication within Groups of Agents -- Issues in Multiparty Dialogues -- Towards a Testbed for Multi-party Dialogues -- Intra-role Coordination Using Group Communication: A Preliminary Report -- LOTTO: Group Formation by Overhearing in Large Teams -- Proactive Communications in Agent Teamwork -- Section IV: Dialogues -- Modularity in Interaction Protocols -- Concepts of Optimal Utterance in Dialogue: Selection and Complexity -- The Mechanics of Some Formal Inter-agent Dialogues -- A Cooperative Dialogue Game for Resolving Ontological Discrepancies -- The Posit Spaces Protocol for Multi-agent Negotiation -- On Interest-Based Negotiation.
Summary This book is based on the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings of the International Workshop on Agent Communication Languages, ACL, held in conjunction with AAMAS 2003 in Melbourne, Australia in July 2003. Besides the 12 workshop papers, 10 additional papers on agent communication mainly from the AAMAS 2003 main conference are included in this volume. The book presents a coherent and complete overview of the state of the art in agent communication. The papers are organized in topical sections on - fundamentals of agent communication; - agent communication and commitments; - communication within groups of agents; - dialogues.
Other Author Dignum, Frank, 1961-
Other Title Print version: International Workshop on Agent Communication Languages (2003 : Melbourne, Vic.). Advances in agent communication. Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2004 3540207694