Gulliver's Genie: a multi-agent system for ubiquitous and intelligent content delivery

G.M.P. O'Hare, M.J. O'Grady
2003 Computer Communications  
This paper introduces Gulliver's Genie a context-aware tourist guide that assists roaming tourists. The approach adopted within this system is the deployment of intelligent agents, which collectively determine the user context and retrieve and assemble multi-media presentations that are wirelessly transmitted and displayed on a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA). As a backdrop, we first consider the state of the art in terms of context sensitive tourist guides, telecommunications, positioning
more » ... nology and agent technologies. Gulliver's Genie considers user context in terms of position, orientation and user profile. System agents are strong intentional agents that base deductions on a mental state comprising of Beliefs, Desires and Intentions (BDI). This paper presents the design of the system together with a glimpse of the user experience.
doi:10.1016/s0140-3664(02)00252-9 fatcat:zc3bhu6injfuzesxegdsccj4oq