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Lecture Notes in Computer Science
One aspect of rational behavior is that agents can pursue multiple goals in parallel. Current BDI theory and systems do not provide a theoretical or architectural framework for deciding how goals interact and how an agent can decide which goals to pursue. Instead, they assume for simplicity reasons that agents always pursue consistent goal sets. By omitting this important aspect of rationality, the problem of goal deliberation is shifted from the architecture to the agent programming level anddoi:10.1007/11550648_8 fatcat:hubklkewfvdq5crum3luyrosy4