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Using DESs for Temporal Diagnosis of Multi-agent Plan Execution

  • Femke de Jonge
  • Nico Roos
  • Huib Aldewereld
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4687)

Abstract

The most common reason for plan repair are the violation of a plan’s temporal constraints. Air Traffic Control is an example of an area in which violations of the plan’s temporal constraints is rather a rule than an exception. In such domains there is a need for identifying the underlying causes of the constraint violations in order to improve plan repairs and to anticipate future constraint violations. This paper presents a model for identifying the causes of the temporal constraint violations.

Keywords

External Event Temporal Constraint Constraint Violation Precedence Relation Environment Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Femke de Jonge
    • 1
  • Nico Roos
    • 1
  • Huib Aldewereld
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer Science, Universiteit Maastricht, P.O. Box 616, NL-6200 MD Maastricht 

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