Trusting Different Information Sources in a Weather Scenario: A Platform for Computational Simulation

Rino Falcone, Alessandro Sapienza, Cristiano Castelfranchi

Abstract

Thinking about a scenario with possible risk of flooding and landslides caused by weather conditions, it results really interesting to investigate the way in which citizens take decisions on the basis of different information sources they can access. In this work we start describing a platform we realized in order to study this social phenomenon. Then we present some simulative experiments showing how a population of cognitive agents trusting in a different way their information sources can make decisions more or less suited to the several weather patterns. The complexity of decisions is based on the fact that the agents differently trust the various sources of information, which in turn may be differently trustworthy. In our simulations we analyse some interesting case studies, with particular reference to social agents that need to wait others in order to make decision.

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Falcone R., Sapienza A. and Castelfranchi C. (2016). Trusting Different Information Sources in a Weather Scenario: A Platform for Computational Simulation . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-758-172-4, pages 165-172. DOI: 10.5220/0005695501650172


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@conference{icaart16,
author={Rino Falcone and Alessandro Sapienza and Cristiano Castelfranchi},
title={Trusting Different Information Sources in a Weather Scenario: A Platform for Computational Simulation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},
year={2016},
pages={165-172},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005695501650172},
isbn={978-989-758-172-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - Trusting Different Information Sources in a Weather Scenario: A Platform for Computational Simulation
SN - 978-989-758-172-4
AU - Falcone R.
AU - Sapienza A.
AU - Castelfranchi C.
PY - 2016
SP - 165
EP - 172
DO - 10.5220/0005695501650172