Training and Using Disciple Agents: A Case Study in the Military Center of Gravity Analysis Domain

  • Gheorghe Tecuci
  • Mihai Boicu
  • Dorin Marcu
  • Bogdan Stanescu
  • Cristina Boicu
  • Jerome Comello


This article presents the results of a multifaceted research and development effort that synergistically integrates AI research with military strategy research and practical deployment of agents into education. It describes recent advances in the DISCIPLE approach to agent development by subject-matter experts with limited assistance from knowledge engineers, the innovative application of DISCIPLE to the development of agents for the strategic center of gravity analysis, and the deployment and evaluation of these agents in several courses at the U.S. Army War College.