AgentsAndMAS - 1 Winter 2012 1 CSE 3402 Intro to AI...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Winter 2012 1 CSE 3402 Intro to AI Intelligent Agents and Multiagent Systems Yves Lespérance Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering York University Winter 2012 2 Motivation n Distributed computing, WWW n Need interoperability n Open systems n Need for adaptability, robustness n Work with huge amount of mostly unstructured information 2 Winter 2012 3 Agent-Oriented Computing n View a distributed computing system as a society of agents n Agents are autonomous Winter 2012 4 Key Agent Technologies n Yellow pages, matchmakers, brokers n Agent communication languages n Coordination protocols n Ontologies, semantic markup languages n Communication infrastructure n Agent programming languages & architectures 3 Winter 2012 5 Attributes of Agents n Autonomous n Reactive n Proactive n Have social abilities Winter 2012 6 Typical Applications n Industry: Air-traffic control, electricity distribution management n E-commerce: shopping agents, supply chain integration n Personal assistants: meeting scheduling, movie/book selection n Information management: mail/news filtering, information retrieval n Intelligent interfaces & groupware n Robotics: Deep Space I, museum guides, soccer n Believable agents for entertainment & games 4...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course CSE 3402 taught by Professor Yves during the Winter '12 term at York University.

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AgentsAndMAS - 1 Winter 2012 1 CSE 3402 Intro to AI...

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