Modality in the MGLAIR Architecture

  • Jonathan P. BonaEmail author
  • Stuart C. Shapiro
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 196)


The MGLAIR cognitive agent architecture includes a general model of modality and support for concurrent multimodal perception and action. It provides afferent and efferent modalities as instantiable objects used in agent implementations. Each modality is defined by a set of properties that govern its use and its integration with reasoning and acting. This paper presents the MGLAIR model of modalities and mechanisms for their use in computational cognitive agents.


Cognitive Agent Cognitive Architecture Perceptual Structure Knowledge Layer Agent Implementation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity at BuffaloBuffaloUSA

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