A.L. Yalovets, Dr Sc. (Eng.),
Institute of Program Systems, NAS of Ukraine
Èlektron. model. 2018, 40(1):03-16
The problem of constructing taxonomy of autonomous agents has been investigated. The most well-known taxonomy of autonomous agents proposed by S. Franklin and A. Graesser has been analyzed and the contradictions in it have been considered. Based on this analysis results a new taxonomy of autonomous agents is proposed. This taxonomy realizes natural classification of autonomous agents and takes into account the current state of their research. The classes and subclasses of autonomous agents that are represented in the taxonomy are defined. Three main classes of computer agents are compared and the main differences between them are distinguished.
taxonomy, classification, autonomous agents, software agents, modeling agents, simulation agents.
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