A situated BDI agent architecture for the GAMA modelling and simulation platform

Taillandier, Patrick, Bourgais, Mathieu, Caillou, Philippe, Adam, Carole and Gaudou, Benoit (2017) A situated BDI agent architecture for the GAMA modelling and simulation platform. In: 17th International Workshop on Multi-Agent-Based Simulation (MABS 2016) at AAMAS 2016.

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Abstract

With the increase of computing power and the development of user-friendly multi-agent simulation frameworks, social simulations have become increasingly realistic. However, most agent architectures in these simulations use simple reactive models. Indeed, cognitive agent architectures face two main obstacles: their complexity for the field-expert modeler, and their computational cost. In this paper, we propose a new cognitive agent architecture based on the BDI (Belief-Desire-Intention) paradigm integrated into the GAMA modeling platform and its GAML modeling language. This architecture was designed to be simple-to-use for modelers, flexible enough to manage complex behaviors, and with low computational cost. An experiment carried out with different profiles of end-users shows that the architecture is actually usable even by modelers who have little knowledge in programming and in Artificial Intelligence.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Language: English
Date: 2017
Uncontrolled Keywords: Agent-based simulation - BDI architecture - GAMA platform
Subjects: H- INFORMATIQUE
Divisions: Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse
Site: UT1
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2019 14:45
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2019 14:45
URI: http://publications.ut-capitole.fr/id/eprint/28740

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