Reasoning and Planning with Cooperative Actions for Multiagents Using Answer Set Programming
Tran Cao Son and Chiaki Sakama
Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Declarative Agent Languages and Technologies (DALT'09),
Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 5948, Springer-Verlag, pages 208-227, 2009.
In this paper, we investigate the multiagent planning problem
in the presence of cooperative actions and agents,
have their own goals and are willing to cooperate. To this end,
we extend the action language A in [Gelfond and Lifschitz, 1993]
to represent and reason about plans with cooperative actions
of an individual agent operating in a multiagent environment.
We then use the proposed language to formalize the multiagent
planning problem and the notion of a joint plan for
in this setting. We discuss a method for computing
joint plans using answer set programming and provide arguments
the soundness and completeness of the implementation.
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