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Planning Actions with Social Consequences [chapter]

Hsueh-Min Chang, Von-Wun Soo
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In an environment with multiple autonomous agents, the performance of an action may have effects on the beliefs and goals of the witnessing agents in addition to the direct effects.  ...  This paper provides a formulation of social plans, and show that social planning can be done by including models of other agents' minds in the planning domain.  ...  ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PLANNING Social planning can be viewed as basically classical single-agent planning enhanced with consideration on the social consequences of actions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-01639-4_7 fatcat:d3y6bkjoozfn3hopeaadnrlb74

A Short Message Service Intervention to Support Adherence to Home-Based Strengthening Exercise for People With Knee Osteoarthritis: Intervention Design Applying the Behavior Change Wheel

Rachel K Nelligan, Rana S Hinman, Lou Atkins, Kim L Bennell
2019 JMIR mHealth and uHealth  
1.4 Action Planning 3.1 Social support (unspecified) Conflict with routines + Lack of time Reflective motivation 11.  ...  1.4 Action Planning 15.3 Focus on past success 1.3 Goal setting (outcome) Family commitments + Increased social strain + Life events Social Opportunity 12.  ... 
doi:10.2196/14619 pmid:31628786 pmcid:PMC7012505 fatcat:qrcyikdd6rayvgi5kf5p6xmvxe

The Social Credit Assignment Problem [chapter]

Wenji Mao, Jonathan Gratch
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Such judgments are a key aspect of social intelligence and underlie social planning, social learning, natural language pragmatics and computational models of emotion.  ...  Social credit assignment is a process of social judgment whereby one singles out individuals to blame or credit for multi-agent activities.  ...  Acknowledgement This paper was developed with funds of the U.S. Department of the Army under contract number DAAD 19-99-D-0046.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39396-2_8 fatcat:dccvqwbd2bey7nkwqckdhc5hji

Social Continual Planning in Open Multiagent Systems: A First Study [chapter]

Matteo Baldoni, Cristina Baroglio, Roberto Micalizio
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We take a social perspective where, although each agent has its own planning task and planning algorithm, it needs to get engaged with others for accomplishing its own goals.  ...  We describe a Multiagent Planning approach, named Social Continual Planning, that tackles open scenarios, where agents can join and leave the system dynamically.  ...  the entice-s action (i.e., with a different condition offered as consequent of the commitment).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-25524-8_40 fatcat:kufpdb3qojcspcm3fppgbvfmh4

On Economics, Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility

Félix-Fernando Muñoz, María-Isabel Encinar, Carolina Cañibano
2012 Modern Economy  
To surpass this relationship a change of perspective by means of the agents' action plans approach is proposed.  ...  The action plan approach allows to pass from a conception of economics understood as a technology-of-choice to economics understood as a theory of production-of-action.  ...  But it may also respond to other motivations: it may be a consequence of a legal imposition or a consequence of pressure from certain social groups, which implies the threat of a legal or social penalty  ... 
doi:10.4236/me.2012.34046 fatcat:ljd5odtja5bqnkimajbxjz6vyq

The Unintended Negative Consequences of Government Actions and Initiatives in Selected Environmental, Social and Economic Domains: Opportunities for Co-construction Approaches

Christopher R. Bryant, Chérine Akkari, Antonia D. Bousbaine, Kénel Delusca, Oumarou Daouda, Mamadou A. Sarr, Madani Azzeddine
2017 Journal of Settlements and Spatial Planning  
J o u r n a l h o m e p a g e: Governments are frequently involved in dealing with major environmental, social and economic issues, often with the stated intention of improving  ...  In this article, brief reference is also made to unintended positive consequences of government action, but the focus is on the unintended negative consequences of government action.  ...  The Unintended Negative Consequences of Government Actions and Initiatives in Selected Environmental, Social and Economic Domains: Opportunities for Co-construction Approaches Journal Settlements and Spatial  ... 
doi:10.24193/jssp.2017.2.01 fatcat:qleudr3zqnenjfrypbt4oauzmm

Footloose and Forecast-free: Hypermobility and the Planning of Society

Sager Tore
2005 Zenodo  
This exploratory and somewhat speculative essay about a possible future analyzes the planning consequences of the 'death-of-distance' literature.  ...  It seeks to clarify just how planning might be transformed by the loss of consequential impact analysis.  ...  The fundamental philosophical positions guiding social choice in economics are (1) that the net utility (benefits over costs) from the consequences of an action determines whether that action is right  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5127894 fatcat:jb7vv3whhfbjjbuobrhturnlz4

Translocation of imperiled species under changing climates

Mark W. Schwartz, Tara G. Martin
2013 Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences  
, and social-political feasibility.  ...  Finally, the translocation literature has historically been primarily concerned with risks associated with the target species.  ...  , and cost, along with the technical, institutional, and social feasibility of alternative management actions.  ... 
doi:10.1111/nyas.12050 pmid:23574620 fatcat:6livounjm5clhowicv6d2mnisa

Page 11 of American Sociological Review Vol. 1, Issue 1 [page]

1936 American Sociological Review  
The second application is to forecast consequences arising out of the unplanned combinations of those social actions that are independently planned.  ...  The first application of sound social theory is to examine critically all utopian ideologies that underlie planned so- cial action.  ... 

Pragmatic Communicative Action Theory

Charles J. Hoch
2007 Journal of planning education and research  
Abstract Communicative action (CA) theory need not displace the critical insights of social scientists, geographers, and other urban scholars about the processes of social, economic, and political change  ...  CA analysts believe we settle differences in research findings and interpretations by studying the consequences these differences produce instead of claiming philosophical trump.  ...  planning action.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0739456x06295029 fatcat:s3m4spdyt5fqlimi77gffjkspa

Exploiting Social Commitments in Programming Agent Interaction [chapter]

Matteo Baldoni, Cristina Baroglio, Federico Capuzzimati, Roberto Micalizio
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
By enacting a role, an agent gains the rights to perform social actions, whose execution has public social consequences, expressed in terms of commitments.  ...  Works such as [11] show the importance, for the agents to be autonomous, to reason about the social consequences of their actions by exploiting constitutive norms that link the agents' actions to their  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-25524-8_39 fatcat:3ovlxzlkvraudbnd2eq2cibgou

Development of a Web-Based and Mobile App to Support Physical Activity in Individuals With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results From the Second Step of a Co-Design Process

Åsa Revenäs, Christina H Opava, Cathrin Martin, Ingrid Demmelmaier, Christina Keller, Pernilla Åsenlöf
2015 JMIR Research Protocols  
from the app Features a System requirements b BCT c The App • Alert when planned exercise is not performed Enable the system to react to individuals not following the action plan Discrepancy between  ...  of physical activity Provide the users with information on the positive health consequences of physical activity Information about health consequences Code 5.1: Provide information about health  ... 
doi:10.2196/resprot.3795 pmid:25665589 pmcid:PMC4342685 fatcat:zlic4qoesrdjzne7v2p67qjcvi

The practice of social impact assessment background

Rabel J. Burdge
2003 Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal  
human populations and communities of planned and unplanned social change resulting from proposed policies, plans, programmes and projects.  ...  The goal of social impact assessment is to help individuals and communities, as well as government and private-sector organizations, understand and better anticipate the possible social consequences for  ...  From our previous definition, social impacts (also effects and consequences) refer to changes to individuals and communities as a result of a proposed action.  ... 
doi:10.3152/147154603781766356 fatcat:mx5r3u4q55dxrbucqk4n2256sa

Psychological Contributors to the Failure to Anticipate Unintended Consequences

Erin Sparks, Joyce Ehrlinger
2012 Social & Personality Psychology Compass  
History is replete with well-intentioned actions and policies that have resulted in dramatic unintended consequences.  ...  unintended consequences.  ...  Short Biographies Erin Sparks' research examines biases in social judgment and the impact of maximizing on commitment to and satisfaction with one's choices.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1751-9004.2012.00435.x fatcat:ko6xjekd6zahbnpx6ddemilxfu

Opportunities for urban ecology in community and regional planning

Frederick Steiner
2016 Journal of Urban Ecology  
Goals are often linked with objectives or the steps necessary to achieve where we want to go. Setting objectives comes later in the planning process, when we select a course of action.  ...  Our ecology has far-reaching consequences. As Pope Francis has observed, "Human ecology is inseparable from the notion of common good, a central and underlying principle of social ethics" (2015, 156).  ...  As a consequence, I think it is important for citizens to be involved in making plans.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jue/juv004 fatcat:mqilar7d2naf7g4nvv5pag5fwe
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