Using cooperative agents to plan multimodal presentations

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    A multimodal presentation planning mechanism must take into consideration the structure of the discourse and the restrictions imposed by partial plans generated in the early stages of the planning process. The latter requirement demands that the planning mechanism be able to transfer plan constraints from one level of planning to the next and to modify partial plans locally at each level. In this paper, we introduce a multi-agent planning mechanism based on the blackboard architecture that satisfies these requirements, and describe the facilities used by agents to communicate with each other in this architecture. In addition, we discuss the planning processes used by the agents in our prototype system.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationMultimodal Human-Computer Communication
    Subtitle of host publicationSystems, Techniques, and Experiments
    EditorsHarry Bunt, Robbert-lan Beun, Tijn Borghuis
    Place of PublicationBerlin Germany
    Number of pages36
    ISBN (Print)9783540643807
    Publication statusPublished - 1998
    EventInternational Conference on Cooperative Multimodal Communication 1995 - Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Duration: 24 May 199526 May 1995
    Conference number: 1st (Proceedings)

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence
    ISSN (Print)0302-9743


    ConferenceInternational Conference on Cooperative Multimodal Communication 1995
    Abbreviated titleCMC 1995
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