An Architecture for Normative Reactive Agents
We present a reactive agent architecture which incorporates decision-theoretic notions to drive the deliberation and meta-deliberation process, and illustrate how this architecture can be exploited to model an agent who reacts to contextually instantiated norms by monitoring for norm instantiation and replanning its current intentions.
KeywordsNormative Reasoning Current Intention Focus Action Derivation Tree Abstract Action
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