Diagnosis of Multi-agent Plan Execution [chapter]

Femke de Jonge, Nico Roos, Cees Witteveen
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Diagnosis of plan failures is an important subject in both single-and multi-agent planning. Plan diagnosis can be used to deal with plan failures in three ways: (i) it provides information necessary for the adjustment of the current plan or for the development of a new plan, (ii) it can be used to point out which equipment and/or agents should be repaired or adjusted so they will not further harm the plan execution, and (iii) it can identify the agents responsible for planexecution failures. We
more » ... introduce two general types of plan diagnosis: primary plan diagnosis identifying the incorrect or failed execution of actions, and secondary plan diagnosis that identifies the underlying causes of the faulty actions. Furthermore, three special cases of secondary plan diagnosis are distinguished, namely agent diagnosis, equipment diagnosis and environment diagnosis.
doi:10.1007/11872283_8 fatcat:kwy52oh7mndgdfb4yi4l2eupvy