Agents for Information-Rich Environments

  • John Debenham
  • Simeon Simoff
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4149)


Information-rich environments, such as electronic markets, or even more generally the World Wide Web, require agents that can assimilate and use real-time information flows wisely. A new breed of “information-based” agents aim to meet this requirement. They are founded on concepts from information theory, and are designed to operate with information flows of varying and questionable integrity. These agents are part of a larger project that aims to make informed automated trading, in applications such as eProcurement, a reality.


Multiagent System World Model Epistemic Belief Information Request Agent Architecture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Debenham
    • 1
  • Simeon Simoff
    • 1
  1. 1.University of TechnologySydneyAustralia

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