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Giovani Parente Farias
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS
Ramon Fraga Pereira
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS
Lucas W. Hilgert
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS
Felipe Meneguzzi
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS
Renata Vieira
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS
Rafael H. Bordini
Vol. 6 No. 2 (2017), Articles, pages 71-84
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An agent can attempt to achieve multiple goals and each goal can be achieved by applying various different plans. Anticipating failures in agent plan execution is important to enable an agent to develop strategies to avoid or circumvent such failures, allowing the agent to achieve its goal. Plan recognition can be used to infer which plans are being executed from observations of sequences of activities being performed by an agent. Symbolic Plan Recognition is an algorithm that represents knowledge about the agents under observation in the form of a plan library. In this work, we use this symbolic algorithm to find out which plan the agent is performing and we develop a failure prediction system, based on information available in the plan library and in a simplified calendar which manages the goals the agent has to achieve. This failure predictor is able to monitor the sequence of agent actions and detects if an action is taking too long or does not match the plan that the agent was expected to be performing. We have successfully employed this approach in a health-care prototype system.


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