CONTEXT-AWARE AGENTS - The 6Ws Architecture

Juan Carlos Augusto, John O'Donoghue



Software agents have been designed and implemented to function within limited context-aware capabilities. For an agent to function correctly and efficiently it should contain sufficient knowledge and reasoning resources enabling them to process large quantities of implicit information conveyed through an explicit description. Presented in this position paper is an introduction of the 6Ws agent-based architecture which encompasses key reasoning capabilities which are not adequately supported by existing BDI frameworks but have been recognized as highly relevant for the development of Ambient Intelligent systems.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Augusto J. and O'Donoghue J. (2009). CONTEXT-AWARE AGENTS - The 6Ws Architecture . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8111-66-1, pages 591-594. DOI: 10.5220/0001745305910594

in Bibtex Style

author={Juan Carlos Augusto and John O'Donoghue},
title={CONTEXT-AWARE AGENTS - The 6Ws Architecture},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - CONTEXT-AWARE AGENTS - The 6Ws Architecture
SN - 978-989-8111-66-1
AU - Augusto J.
AU - O'Donoghue J.
PY - 2009
SP - 591
EP - 594
DO - 10.5220/0001745305910594