Intentional State-Ascription in Multi-Agent Systems

A Case Study in Unmanned Underwater Vehicles
  • Justin Horn
  • Nicodemus Hallin
  • Hossein Taheri
  • Michael O’Rourke
  • Dean Edwards
Part of the Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics book series (SAPERE, volume 5)

Abstract

Recently, considerable attention in AI research has been paid to multi-agent systems, or systems that comprise multiple intelligent or semi-intelligent agents interacting with one another. Agents in multi-agent systems are regularly described using the language of intentional states, or states which refer to or are about something outside themselves. Examples of intentional states include, but are not limited to, goals, beliefs and desires.

Keywords

Intentional State Underwater Vehicle Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Intentional Content Intentional Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Justin Horn
    • 1
  • Nicodemus Hallin
    • 2
  • Hossein Taheri
    • 2
  • Michael O’Rourke
    • 3
  • Dean Edwards
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyArts 2 BuildingAucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentUniversity of IdahoMoscowUSA
  3. 3.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of IdahoMoscowUSA
  4. 4.Chemical Engineering DepartmentUniversity of IdahoMoscowUSA

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