Types and limits of agent autonomy

Gordon Beavers, Henry Hexmoor

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Abstract

This paper contends that to fully understand interactions between agents, one must understand the dependence and autonomy relations that hold between the interacting agents. Individual variations, interpersonal dependencies, and environmental factors are determinants of autonomy that will be discussed in this paper. The paper concludes with a discussion of situations when autonomy is harmful.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAgents and Computational Autonomy: Potential, Risks, and Solutions
EditorsM Nickles, M Rovatsos, G Weiss
Place of PublicationBerlin, Germany
PublisherSpringer
Pages95-102
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9783540224778
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume2969

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    Beavers, G., & Hexmoor, H. (2004). Types and limits of agent autonomy. In M. Nickles, M. Rovatsos, & G. Weiss (Eds.), Agents and Computational Autonomy: Potential, Risks, and Solutions (pp. 95-102). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 2969). Springer.