Programming Agent with Purposes: Application to Autonomous Shooting in Virtual Environment

  • Pierre-Alexandre Favier
  • Pierre De Loor
  • Jacques Tisseau
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2197)


This paper proposes an architecture for defining and executing agents’ behaviour from purposes. This architecture is used for the definition of an autonomous camera which makes automatic shooting of a virtual reality scene in real time. The user or others agents program the camera in a declarative and qualitative way. Multiples purposes can be specified. In case of contradictory purposes, the camera finds a compromise or, if not possible, leave some purposes. Multiple agents programmed by purposes generate complex and credible animations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre-Alexandre Favier
    • 1
  • Pierre De Loor
    • 1
  • Jacques Tisseau
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Informatique IndustrielleEcole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de BrestBrest CedexFrance

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