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On completion of this module students should be able to:
1.understand the key concepts that are associated with multi-agent systems, and its associated technologies and techniques.
2. Have an appreciation as to how to implement a simple agent system in an appropriate framework.
3 understand how the approach covered in the course relates to other approaches to implementing agent-oriented applications.
4 Understand the Belief Desire Intention (BDI) model for multi-agent systems;
5.understand how agent technologies have been applied in various application domains.On completion of this module students should be able to:
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Series of Laboratories through the semester focused on programming agents using the ASTRA Programming language||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: Review of Existing Agent Tool / Framework||Week 4||n/a||Graded||No||
|Group Project: Small teams of 2-3 people who work together to tackle a specific problem using agent programming||Week 8||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Self-assessment activities
There are no formal graded assessments for this module other than an end of module examination. Students will be invited to undertake tasks and self directed learning activities. Where students wish feedback upon these this can be provided.
|Mr Cesar Scrochi||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Nestor Velasco Bermeo||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Mrs Katharine Beaumont||Tutor|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Mon 11:00 - 11:50|
|Practical||Offering 1||Week(s) - 4||Mon 13:00 - 13:50|
|Practical||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Mon 13:00 - 14:50|
|Practical||Offering 1||Week(s) - 4||Mon 14:00 - 14:50|