Course Code : IA361
Time Hours : 18 hours
Time Periods : not available yet
Lecturer : Leila Amgoud, Research Director, amgoud[at]irit.fr
The purpose of this course is to show the various types of dialogs between agents and how to conceive a dialog system. The various components of such a system are studied.
- Brief description of autonomous agents and multi-agent systems
- The different types of dialogs
- The main components of a dialog system
- Agent communication languages : speech act theory, ACL semantics (Mentalistic semantics, Social semantics and Protocol-based semantics)
- Dialog protocols
- Dialog Strategies
- Argumentative dialogs
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- FIPA, ‘Agent communication language’, in FIPA 97 Specification, Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agents (1997).
- T. Finin, Y. Labrou, and J. Mayfield, ‘Kqml as an agent communication language’, in J. Bradshaw, ed. Softaware agents, MIT Press, Cambridge. (1995).
- M. P. Singh, ‘A social semantics for agent communication languages’, in IJCAI’99 Workshop on Agent Communication Languages, pp. 75–88, (1999).
- Dung, P. M. 1995. On the acceptability of arguments and its fundamental role in nonmonotonic reasoning, logic programming and n-person games. Artificial Intelligence 77:321–357.