Paper: B-SURE: A Believed Situation And Uncertain-Action Representation Environment

ACL ID C92-3147
Title B-SURE: A Believed Situation And Uncertain-Action Representation Environment
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1992
Authors
  • John K. Myers (ATR Interpreting Telephony Research Laboratories, Osaka Japan)

This paper l)reseltts a system that is c~q)abte of representing sit- us,loss, states, anci nondeterminlstic lIOIlinOllOtollic Oil'COllie actions,lccmTillg ill multiple possible worlds. :['he systcnl sup ports explicit representations of actions and situations used in intentional action theory and situation theory. [lath types mid instances ere supported. Situations ¢md statc"a before a,d aftel-llOllll/OllOtOnic actions c~ul be repl'esellted shnultaneously. Agents have free will as to whether to choose to peiform an ac:- lion or not. Situations itud actions can have expected values, allowing the system to support decision making anti decision- based pleal isfferencing. The system cau perform global rea- soning simultaneously across multiple possible worlds, without being forced to extend e...