Norm monitoring under partial action observability

Criado, Natalia and Such, Jose M. (2017) Norm monitoring under partial action observability. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 47 (2). pp. 270-282. ISSN 2168-2267

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In the context of using norms for controlling multiagent systems, a vitally important question that has not yet been addressed in the literature is the development of mechanisms for monitoring norm compliance under partial action observability. This paper proposes the reconstruction of unobserved actions to tackle this problem. In particular, we formalize the problem of reconstructing unobserved actions, and propose an information model and algorithms for monitoring norms under partial action observability using two different processes for reconstructing unobserved actions. Our evaluation shows that reconstructing unobserved actions increases significantly the number of norm violations and fulfilments detected.

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