Notes and Reading - Lecture #5

Lecture #5 covered some aspects of agent communication.


Notes are available in two formats:


This lecture covered some bits of Chapter 6 and all of Chapter 7 of the textbook. You should read through Chapter 7 in detail and at least look at the first couple of sections of Chapter 6.

Two good papers on agent communication languages are:

T. Finin, Y. Labrou and J. Mayfield, KQML as an agent communication language, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 456-463, 1994
M. P. Singh, Agent Communication Languages: Rethinking the Principles. IEEE Computer, 31(12), December 1998, pages 40-47.