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Collectively Cognitive Agents in Cooperative Teams

  • Jacek Brzeziński
  • Piotr Dunin-K̨eplicz
  • Barbara Dunin-K̨eplicz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3451)

Abstract

This research continues a line of recent investigation resulting already in Dunin-K̨eplicz and Verbrugge theory of collective motivational attitudes as well as a formal theory of teamwork.

In this paper we aim to describe our work over a theory of collective commitments in cooperative teams basing on a software test–bed for conducting trust–based agent experiments. First, short introductions to the theories of collective commitments and trust are given. Next, the most important properties of the system are presented together with a scenario of interplay. Finally several tests are described that compare different versions of a commitment applied in various situations.

Keywords

Cognitive Agent Social Plan Collective Intention Cooperative Team Commitment Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacek Brzeziński
    • 1
  • Piotr Dunin-K̨eplicz
    • 1
  • Barbara Dunin-K̨eplicz
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Computer SciencePolish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Institute of InformaticsWarsaw UniversityWarsawPoland

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