Intelligent Decision-Making in the Physical Environment

  • David Lillis
  • Sean Russell
  • Dominic Carr
  • Rem W. Collier
  • Gregory M. P. O’Hare
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8309)


The issue of situating intelligent agents within an environment, either virtual or physical, is an important research question in the area of Multi Agent Systems. In addition, the deployment of agents within Wireless Sensor Networks has received some focus also.

This paper proposes an architecture to augment the reasoning capabilities of agents with an abstraction of a physical sensing environment over which it has control. This architecture combines the SIXTH sensor middleware platform with the ASTRA agent programming language, using CArtAgO as the intermediary abstraction.


Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Multi Agent System Multiagent System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Lillis
    • 1
  • Sean Russell
    • 1
  • Dominic Carr
    • 1
  • Rem W. Collier
    • 1
  • Gregory M. P. O’Hare
    • 1
  1. 1.CLARITY: Centre for Sensor Web Technologies, School of Computer Science and InformaticsUniversity College DublinIreland

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