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Author Lenox, Terri L. ♦ Payne, Terry ♦ Hahn, Susan ♦ Lewis, Michael ♦ Sycara, Katia
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Team Planning Task ♦ Software Agent ♦ Task Agent ♦ Complex Problem ♦ Software Component ♦ Intelligent Software Component ♦ Decision Aid ♦ Early Focus ♦ Certain Information Source ♦ Overall Performance ♦ Agent Team ♦ Recent Year ♦ Integrated Legacy Software System ♦ Agent-based Aiding ♦ Middle Ground ♦ Team Task ♦ Interface Agent ♦ Periodic Information ♦ Different Data Source
Description INTRODUCTION Our research focuses on techniques, which enable us to communicate with software agents. While much of the early focus on decision aids has been on supporting the individual [1], we examine the middle ground of individually controlled software agents used in team tasks. In recent years, the approach used to solve complex problems has shifted from developing large, integrated legacy software systems, to that of developing small, autonomous, intelligent software components that can interact with humans, with other software components, and different data sources. These agents may provide specialized or periodic information from certain information sources, or may perform some task or service based on the information they are given. The choice of task agent and the approach used by the interface agent to interact with the human can affect the behavior and utility of the agent team. This choice will not only affect the overall performance of the team,
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2000-01-01
Publisher Institution In Proceedings of IEA 2000/HFES 2000 Congress