An Extended BDI-Based Model for Human Decision-Making and Social Behavior: Various Applications

  • Young-Jun SonEmail author
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 539)


An extended Belief-Desire-Intention (BDI) modeling framework has been developed and refined by the author’s research group in the last decade to mimic realistic human decision-making and social behaviors. The goal of this manuscript is to discuss various applications that the proposed modeling framework has been applied, such as 1) evacuation behaviors under a terrorist bomb attack, 2) pedestrian behaviors in the Chicago Loop area, 3) workforce assignment in a multi-organizational social network for community-based software development, 4) pedestrian behaviors in a shopping mall, 5) evacuation behaviors under fire in a factory, and 6) error detection and resolution by people in a complex manufacturing facility.


BDI human decision behavior planning Bayesian belief network 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Systems and Industrial EngineeringThe University of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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