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Rule Responder: Rule-Based Agents for the Semantic-Pragmatic Web.

International Journal of Artificial Intelligence Tools (Impact Factor: 0.32). 12/2011; 20(6):1043-1081. DOI: 10.1142/S0218213011000528
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ABSTRACT Rule Responder is a Pragmatic Web infrastructure for distributed rule-based event processing multi-agent eco-systems. This allows specifying virtual organizations -- with their shared and individual (semantic and pragmatic) contexts, decisions, and actions/events for rule-based collaboration between the distributed members. The (semi-)autonomous agents use rule engines and Semantic Web rules to describe and execute derivation and reaction logic which declaratively implements the organizational semiotics and the different distributed system/agent topologies with their negotiation/coordination mechanisms. They employ ontologies in their knowledge bases to represent semantic domain vocabularies, normative pragmatics and pragmatic context of event-based conversations and actions.

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