AAAI Publications, Twenty-Fifth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence

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Ad Hoc Teamwork in Variations of the Pursuit Domain
Samuel Barrett, Peter Stone

Last modified: 2011-08-04

Abstract


In multiagent team settings, the agents are often given a protocol for coordinating their actions. When such a protocol is not available, agents must engage in ad hoc teamwork to effectively cooperate with one another. A fully general ad hoc team agent needs to be capable of collaborating with a wide range of potential teammates on a varying set of joint tasks. This paper extends previous research in a new direction with the introduction of an efficient method for reasoning about the value of information.  Then, we show how previous theoretical results can aid ad hoc agents in a set of testbed pursuit domains.

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