TitleAn Agent for Ecological Deliberation
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsDebenham J, Sierra C
JournalKnowledge-Based and Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, KES (1)

An agent architecture supports the two forms of deliberation used by human agents. Cartesian, constructivist rationalism leads to game theory, decision theory and logical models. Ecological rationalism leads to deliberative actions that are derived from agents’ prior interactions and are not designed; i.e., they are strictly emergent. This paper aims to address the scant attention paid by the agent community to the predominant form of deliberation used by mankind.