[Modeling] Class Diagram Specification
Wed, 11 Jun 2003 15:54:43 +0100
Hossam Allam wrote:
> Dear Mr. Huget
Just Marc-Philippe, that would be fine as well
> I believe intelligent agent is an extension of agent and not just another
> agent type as learning will require us to take in consideration the
> different aspects of learning such as learning methodology used, frequency
> of learning, execution of new hypothesis, etc..Similar example is passive
> objects and active objects, both of these objects exist in UML with specific
I understand that you make a distinction between agents and intelligent agents
based on learning skills but what I don't understand is why you think a
learning skill or a knowledge base is not yet another elements in the agents
like acquaintances, roles or protocols, could you explain me this point?
> In addition, it is not clear to me if you are using UML to describe
> agent-based systems only or to have a description that can describe
> object-based and agent-based system.
object- and agent- based systems since agents are able to handle and manage
resources described as objects.
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