Although the notion of ‘agency’ has always been central to the 50-year old discipline of Artificial Intelligence, the research focus within this field has historically been on isolated, disembodied intelligences. It is only since the early 1980s, and the emergence of the sub-field known as distributed AI, that the emphasis within this community began to change, and focus on cooperative problem-solving and teamwork (Bond and Gasser, 1988).
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