• Gita Sukthankar and Katia Sycara , " A Cost Minimization Approach to Human Behavior Recognition " in P roceedings of the Fourth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents & Multi Agent Systems ( AAMAS 2005), July 2005, is on the ' shortlist ' for best student paper award. (cmu.edu)
  • The International Workshop on Agents and Data Mining Interaction has been held for more than 10 times, co-located with the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Multi-agent systems can be used to solve problems that are difficult or impossible for an individual agent or a monolithic system to solve. (wikipedia.org)
  • Multi-agent systems consist of agents and their environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Typically multi-agent systems research refers to software agents . (wikipedia.org)
  • This middleware offers a first-class design abstraction for multi-agent systems, providing means to govern resource access and agent coordination. (wikipedia.org)
  • Multi-agent systems can manifest self-organisation as well as self-steering and other control paradigms and related complex behaviors even when the individual strategies of all their agents are simple. (wikipedia.org)
  • It combines elements of game theory , complex systems , emergence , computational sociology , multi-agent systems , and evolutionary programming . (wikipedia.org)
  • Agent-based modeling is related to, but distinct from, the concept of multi-agent systems or multi-agent simulation in that the goal of ABM is to search for explanatory insight into the collective behavior of agents obeying simple rules, typically in natural systems, rather than in designing agents or solving specific practical or engineering problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • By moving to Last Call, the Working Group asserts that it has met the requirement of its charter "to complete the development of user agent accessibility guidelines addressing accessibility of graphical, voice, and text browsers, multimedia players, and third-party assistive technologies which work in conjunction with browsers and multimedia players. (w3.org)
  • This document incorporates resolutions of the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group to issues raised during the third last call of this document through the 31 May 2001 teleconference. (w3.org)
  • The goals of the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group are described in the charter . (w3.org)
  • The techniques provided in "Techniques for User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 1.0" are informative examples only, and other strategies may be used or required to satisfy the checkpoints. (w3.org)
  • The SSH_AGENT_PID environment variable holds the agent's PID. (freebsd.org)
  • The SSH_AGENT_PID environment variable holds the agent's process ID. (freebsd.org)
  • Compared to reactive agents, which are able to reach their goal only by reacting reflexively on external stimuli, a deliberative agent's internal processes are more complex. (wikipedia.org)
  • The process of plan computing (or recomputing) is as follows: a sensory input is received by the belief revision function and agent's beliefs are altered option generation function evaluates altered beliefs and intentions and creates the options available to the agent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Microsoft Agent replaced the original Microsoft Bob code in Office 2000, although this use did not include Agent's much-touted speech synthesis or recognition capabilities or any of the four Microsoft Agent characters. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite the severity of the immediate and long term threats to human health from exposure to the alleged nerve agent named in this attack "Novichok," the UK Government's initial response via the Chief Medical Office (CMO), Sally Davies - and on advice from Public Health England - was to play down any risks to the people in Salisbury. (counterpunch.org)
  • There are two main ways to get an agent setup: Either the agent starts a new subcommand into which some environment variables are exported, or the agent prints the needed shell commands (either sh(1) or csh(1) syntax can be generated) which can be evalled in the calling shell. (freebsd.org)
  • The second is that the agent prints the needed shell commands (either sh(1) or csh(1) syntax can be generated) which can be evaluated in the calling shell, eg eval `ssh-agent -s` for Bourne-type shells such as sh(1) or ksh(1) and eval `ssh-agent -c` for csh(1) and derivatives. (freebsd.org)
  • This document provides guidelines for designing user agents that lower barriers to Web accessibility for people with disabilities (visual, hearing, physical, and cognitive). (w3.org)
  • An accessible user agent allows users with disabilities to retrieve and view Web content or to enable access when used in conjunction with other software or hardware, called assistive technologies . (w3.org)
  • These guidelines discuss the accessibility of the user agent as well as how the user agent communicates with assistive technologies such as screen readers, screen magnifiers, braille displays, and voice input software. (w3.org)
  • A user agent that conforms to these guidelines will promote accessibility through its own user interface and through other internal facilities, including its ability to communicate with other technologies (especially assistive technologies ). (w3.org)
  • In addition to helping developers of HTML browsers, media players, etc., this document will also benefit developers of assistive technologies because it explains what types of information and control an assistive technology may expect from a conforming user agent. (w3.org)
  • Nerve agents are a class of phosphorus -containing organic chemicals ( organophosphates ) that disrupt the mechanism by which nerves transfer messages to organs. (princeton.edu)
  • Some nerve agents are readily vaporized or aerosolized and the primary portal of entry into the body is the respiratory system. (princeton.edu)
  • Nerve agents can also be absorbed through the skin, requiring that those likely to be subjected to such agents wear a full body suit in addition to a respirator . (princeton.edu)
  • As their name suggests, nerve agents attack the nervous system of the human body. (princeton.edu)
  • It is a potent acetylcholinesterase inhibitor with properties similar to other nerve agents, being a highly poisonous vapour. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poisoning by a nerve agent leads to contraction of pupils, profuse salivation, convulsions, involuntary urination and defecation and eventual death by asphyxiation as control is lost over respiratory muscles. (princeton.edu)
  • The idea is that the agent is run in the user's local PC, laptop, or ter- minal. (freebsd.org)
  • Windows XP Windows 2003 Windows 2000 Windows ME Windows 98 Windows 95 Windows NT Agent.AWF displays virus activity in that it replaces files on a user's computer with a copy of itself, and moves the original, legitimate file to a back sub-folder. (wikipedia.org)
  • An Intelligent agent, however appears according to a multiply cited statement in a no longer accessible IBM white paper as follows: Intelligent agents are software entities that carry out some set of operations on behalf of a user or another program with some degree of independence or autonomy, and in so doing, employ some knowledge or representation of the user's goals or desires. (wikipedia.org)
  • Agents Supporting Cooperative and Self-Interested Human Interactions in Open, Dynamic Environments, by Katia Sycara. (cmu.edu)
  • Agent-based models are a kind of microscale model that simulate the simultaneous operations and interactions of multiple agents in an attempt to re-create and predict the appearance of complex phenomena. (wikipedia.org)
  • Microsoft Agent empowers developers to extend the user interface beyond the conventional mouse and keyboard interactions prevalent today. (microsoft.com)
  • In December 2016, the United States FBI and DHS issued a Joint Analysis Report which included attribution of Agent.BTZ to one or more "Russian civilian and military intelligence Services (RIS). (wikipedia.org)
  • The very early work on agent mining focused on agent-based knowledge discovery, agent-based distributed data mining, and agent-based distributed machine learning, and using data mining to enhance agent intelligence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Agent Intelligence through Data Mining. (wikipedia.org)
  • There has been considerable research focused on integrating both reactive and deliberative agent strategies resulting in developing a compound called hybrid agent, which combines extensive manipulation with nontrivial symbolic structures and reflexive reactive responses to the external events. (wikipedia.org)
  • Furthermore, all users, not just users with disabilities, are expected to find conforming user agents to be more usable. (w3.org)
  • Bacillus anthracis, Francisella tularensis, Botulinum toxin) or Incapacitating Agents (e.g. (wikipedia.org)
  • This document provides guidelines to user agent developers for making their products -- browsers, multimedia players, plugins -- accessible to people with disabilities. (w3.org)
  • should be overridden in a derived class, and specifies what the agent should do after it has been started. (microsoft.com)
  • This rule specifies that the parameter sources are checked in the following order: group parameters, topic parameters, agent category, and finally customizable variables. (gnu.org)
  • This document specifies requirements that, if satisfied by user agent developers, will lower barriers to accessibility. (w3.org)
  • It also includes references to other accessibility resources (such as platform-specific software accessibility guidelines) that provide additional information on how a user agent may satisfy each checkpoint. (w3.org)
  • Represents the main task of an agent. (microsoft.com)
  • Macroeconomic models, especially dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models that are explicitly based on microfoundations, often distinguish households, firms, and governments or central banks as the main types of agents in the economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Professor Davies has continued to insist that the risk to the public is "low", although did admit that contact with the nerve agent could pose a risk with "prolonged, long-term exposure," a warning that astonishingly took around a week to deliver to hundreds of concerned citizens who were in the areas of contamination or thereafter. (counterpunch.org)
  • Checkpoint 6.1 (Priority 1) asks user agents to implement the accessibility features of supported specifications. (w3.org)
  • A class intended to be used as a base class for all independent agents. (microsoft.com)
  • Class II agents are anti-sympathetic nervous system agents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most agents in this class are beta blockers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Class IV agents affect calcium channels and the AV node. (wikipedia.org)
  • Class V agents work by other or unknown mechanisms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Class I agents are grouped by what effect they have on the Na+ channel, and what effect they have on cardiac action potentials. (wikipedia.org)
  • Class I agents are called membrane-stabilizing agents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also noteworthy is that a few class II agents like propranolol also have a membrane stabilizing effect. (wikipedia.org)
  • Class I agents are divided into three groups (Ia, Ib, and Ic) based upon their effect on the length of the action potential. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ia lengthens the action potential (right shift) Ib shortens the action potential (left shift) Ic does not significantly affect the action potential (no shift) Class Ia Class Ib Class Ic Class II agents are conventional beta blockers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The class III agents exhibit reverse-use dependence (their potency increases with slower heart rates, and therefore improves maintenance of sinus rhythm). (wikipedia.org)
  • Class III agents have the potential to prolong the QT interval of the EKG, and may be proarrhythmic (more associated with development of polymorphic VT). (wikipedia.org)
  • Class IV agents are slow non-dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers. (wikipedia.org)
  • In recent years, it has become clear that the selectivity profile is a major determinant of the risk-benefit profile of this class of agent. (wikipedia.org)
  • In sports a masking agent is used to hide or prevent detection of a banned substance or illegal drug like anabolic steroids or stimulants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Microbubbles are used as contrast agents for sonographic examination, specifically echocardiograms, for the detection of a cardiac shunt. (wikipedia.org)
  • The primary purpose of a polling agent is to assist in detection of personation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Examples are: Stearic acid (E570) Beeswax (E901) Candelilla wax (E902) Carnauba wax (E903) Shellac (E904) Microcrystalline wax (E905c), Crystalline wax (E907) Lanolin (E913) Oxidized polyethylene wax (E914) Esters of colophonium (E915) Paraffin Science has produced glazing agents that mimic their natural counterparts. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States, the COINTELPRO program of the Federal Bureau of Investigation included FBI agents posing as political activists to disrupt the activities of political groups in the U.S., such as the Ku Klux Klan, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and the American Indian Movement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hypomethylating agents decrease the amount of cellular DNA methylation and disrupt these patterns. (wikipedia.org)
  • A contrast agent (or contrast medium) is a substance used to increase the contrast of structures or fluids within the body in medical imaging. (wikipedia.org)
  • Contrast agents absorb or alter external electromagnetism or ultrasound, which is different from radiopharmaceuticals, which emit radiation themselves. (wikipedia.org)
  • Contrast agents, enhance the radiodensity in a target tissue or structure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most common contrast agents work based on X-ray attenuation and magnetic resonance signal enhancement. (wikipedia.org)
  • For radiography, which is based on X-rays, iodine and barium are the most common types of contrast agent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gadolinium is used in magnetic resonance imaging as a MRI contrast agent. (wikipedia.org)
  • This causes water around the contrast agent to relax quickly, enhancing the quality of the MRI scan. (wikipedia.org)
  • If you prefer, you can also use group parameters (see Group Parameters ) and topic parameters (see Topic Parameters ) for an alternative approach to controlling the agent. (gnu.org)
  • The report - "Antibacterial agents in clinical development - an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipeline, including Mycobacterium tuberculosis" - shows a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance. (who.int)
  • Since the development of the original Vaughan Williams classification system, additional agents have been used that do not fit cleanly into categories I through IV. (wikipedia.org)
  • announced that "Microsoft has decided to discontinue development of Microsoft Agent technologies. (wikipedia.org)
  • New Agent characters can also be created using Microsoft's development tools, including the Agent Character Editor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Documentation of the Microsoft Agent Control and Server interfaces and methods. (microsoft.com)