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Title: Towards engineering ontologies for cognitive profiling of agents on the semantic web
Authors: Basharat, A
Spinelli, G
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2008), Turku, Finland, 28 July - 1 August 2008, pp. 547-552
Abstract: Research shows that most agent-based collaborations suffer from lack of flexibility. This is due to the fact that most agent-based applications assume pre-defined knowledge of agents’ capabilities and/or neglect basic cognitive and interactional requirements in multi-agent collaboration. The highlight of this paper is that it brings cognitive models (inspired from cognitive sciences and HCI) proposing architectural and knowledge-based requirements for agents to structure ontological models for cognitive profiling in order to increase cognitive awareness between themselves, which in turn promotes flexibility, reusability and predictability of agent behavior; thus contributing towards minimizing cognitive overload incurred on humans. The semantic web is used as an action mediating space, where shared knowledge base in the form of ontological models provides affordances for improving cognitive awareness.
URI: http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/3056
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3262-2
Appears in Collections:Business and Management
Brunel Business School Research Papers

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