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Mediated Agent Interaction

  • Enrico Coiera
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2101)

Abstract

This paper presents a framework for agent communication and its mediation by technological systems. The goal of the framework is to provide quantitative mechanisms that will allow principled decisions to be made about the use and construction of mediating technological systems. Beginning with a simple model of interaction between agents, a model of communication influenced by bounded knowledge of others (or common ground) is developed. This leads to predictions that agent interactions generate equilibrium phenomena where optimal levels of grounding emerge over time between agents.

Keywords

Common Ground Turing Machine Shared Model Actual Message Model Maintenance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Enrico Coiera
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  1. 1.Centre for Health InformaticsUniversity of New South WalesNSW 2055Australia

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