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Human-Agent Teamwork in Cyber Operations: Supporting Co-evolution of Tasks and Artifacts with Luna

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In this article, we outline the general concept of coactive emergence, an iterative process whereby joint sensemaking and decision-making activities are undertaken by analysts and software agents. Then we explain our rationale for the development of the Luna software agent framework. In particular, we focus on how we use capabilities for comprehensive policy-based governance to ensure that key requirements for security, declarative specification of taskwork, and built-in support for joint activity within mixed teams of humans and agents are satisfied.

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  • Task-artifact cycle
  • coactive emergence
  • software agents
  • multi-agent systems
  • policy
  • Luna
  • KAoS
  • OWL
  • ontologies
  • cyber security

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Bunch, L. et al. (2012). Human-Agent Teamwork in Cyber Operations: Supporting Co-evolution of Tasks and Artifacts with Luna. In: Timm, I.J., Guttmann, C. (eds) Multiagent System Technologies. MATES 2012. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 7598. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-33690-4_7

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