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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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics
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Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1700/1709
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 77767
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 18 Jan 2016 11:56
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2020 02:33
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/77767

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