Q: A scenario description language for interactive agents

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

96 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Agent internal mechanisms form the basis for many of the languages proposed for describing agent behavior and interagent protocols. For the Web, however, we should also consider the needs of application designers such as sales managers, travel agents, and schoolteachers. To this end, the author is developing Q, a language for describing interaction scenarios between agents and users based on agent external roles. Q also provides an interface between computing professionals and scenario writers. Rather than depending on agent internal mechanisms, Q seeks to describe how scenario writers should request that agents behave. Scenarios help establish a bridge between the computing professionals who design agents and the scenario writers who design applications. Thus, we can expect an effective dialog to emerge from the interplay between the two different perspectives during the process of formalizing interaction patterns.

Original languageEnglish
Volume35
No.11
Specialist publicationComputer
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Nov 1
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Sales
Managers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

Cite this

Q : A scenario description language for interactive agents. / Ishida, Toru.

In: Computer, Vol. 35, No. 11, 01.11.2002.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

@misc{2201ab7146764b8da6473ca08b2b5edc,
title = "Q: A scenario description language for interactive agents",
abstract = "Agent internal mechanisms form the basis for many of the languages proposed for describing agent behavior and interagent protocols. For the Web, however, we should also consider the needs of application designers such as sales managers, travel agents, and schoolteachers. To this end, the author is developing Q, a language for describing interaction scenarios between agents and users based on agent external roles. Q also provides an interface between computing professionals and scenario writers. Rather than depending on agent internal mechanisms, Q seeks to describe how scenario writers should request that agents behave. Scenarios help establish a bridge between the computing professionals who design agents and the scenario writers who design applications. Thus, we can expect an effective dialog to emerge from the interplay between the two different perspectives during the process of formalizing interaction patterns.",
author = "Toru Ishida",
year = "2002",
month = "11",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1109/MC.2002.1046973",
language = "English",
volume = "35",
journal = "Computer",
issn = "0018-9162",
publisher = "IEEE Computer Society",

}

TY - GEN

T1 - Q

T2 - A scenario description language for interactive agents

AU - Ishida, Toru

PY - 2002/11/1

Y1 - 2002/11/1

N2 - Agent internal mechanisms form the basis for many of the languages proposed for describing agent behavior and interagent protocols. For the Web, however, we should also consider the needs of application designers such as sales managers, travel agents, and schoolteachers. To this end, the author is developing Q, a language for describing interaction scenarios between agents and users based on agent external roles. Q also provides an interface between computing professionals and scenario writers. Rather than depending on agent internal mechanisms, Q seeks to describe how scenario writers should request that agents behave. Scenarios help establish a bridge between the computing professionals who design agents and the scenario writers who design applications. Thus, we can expect an effective dialog to emerge from the interplay between the two different perspectives during the process of formalizing interaction patterns.

AB - Agent internal mechanisms form the basis for many of the languages proposed for describing agent behavior and interagent protocols. For the Web, however, we should also consider the needs of application designers such as sales managers, travel agents, and schoolteachers. To this end, the author is developing Q, a language for describing interaction scenarios between agents and users based on agent external roles. Q also provides an interface between computing professionals and scenario writers. Rather than depending on agent internal mechanisms, Q seeks to describe how scenario writers should request that agents behave. Scenarios help establish a bridge between the computing professionals who design agents and the scenario writers who design applications. Thus, we can expect an effective dialog to emerge from the interplay between the two different perspectives during the process of formalizing interaction patterns.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0036848358&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0036848358&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1109/MC.2002.1046973

DO - 10.1109/MC.2002.1046973

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:0036848358

VL - 35

JO - Computer

JF - Computer

SN - 0018-9162

ER -