Research and Development

Category: Decision-making

Alignment and Legal Information Retrieval

Introduction The challenge addressed here is that of ensuring that all applicable rules, laws, and regulations are loaded into artificial-intelligence agents' working memories as they encounter wide, potentially open-ended, sets of situations. By agents being able to search for, retrieve, and load applicable rules, laws, and regulations into their working memories, they could be in […]

Multi-agent Question-answering Systems

Introduction Agents representing ideological stances, positions, perspectives, or schools of thought can serve in multi-agent systems which generate encyclopedic answers to end-users' complex questions. Agent Design, Reuse and Selection Large language models can generate content while role-playing, or impersonating, characters and personas (Shanahan, McDonell, & Reynolds, 2023). They can be fine-tuned using the works of […]

Role-playing Language Agents

Introduction Personas for role-playing language agents can be categorized into three distinct categories: demographic personas, character personas, and individualized personas (Chen, Wang, Xu, Tuan, Zhang, Shi, & Xie, 2024). Demographic personas focus on groups of people sharing common characteristics. Character personas represent well-established, widely-recognized individuals. Individualized personas refer to digital profiles built and continuously updated […]

The Recommendation of Advice and Wisdom

Introduction Wise people share advice and wisdom in the forms of allegories, anecdotes, aphorisms, apologues, fables, folklore, historical analogues, jokes, literature, lyrics, parables, poems, proverbs, quotations, stories, and witticisms. It is a multidisciplinary challenge to build artificial intelligence systems capable of these tasks. Towards solving this challenge, a new approach is presented: story-based search and […]

Biographical Narrative and Prediction

Introduction Using Sequences of Life-events to Predict Human Lives by Germans Savcisens, Tina Eliassi-Rad, Lars K. Hansen, Laust H. Mortensen, Lau Lilleholt, Anna Rogers, Ingo Zettler and Sune Lehmann and Commonsense Causal Reasoning Using Millions of Personal Stories by Andrew Gordon, Cosmin Bejan and Kenji Sagae. GlossaryBiographyNarrativePredictionRelated ContentCorpus NarratologyMachine Learning and NarrativeMachine Reading Comprehension and […]

Narrative, Context and Decision-making

Frame The Framing of Decisions and the Psychology of Choice by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, The Framing of Decisions and the Rationality of Choice by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, Rational Choice and the Framing of Decisions by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, Contextual Effects and the Influence of the Frame on Decision Making […]

Machine Learning and Decision-making

Decision-making Predicting Human Decisions with Behavioral Theories and Machine Learning by Ori Plonsky, Reut Apel, Eyal Ert, Moshe Tennenholtz, David D. Bourgin, Joshua C. Peterson, Daniel Reichman, Thomas L. Griffiths, Stuart J. Russell, Evan C. Carter, James F. Cavanagh and Idoa Erev, Combining Psychological Models with Machine Learning to Better Predict People’s Decisions by Avi […]

The Design and Engineering of Economic Systems

Game Theory Game Theory by Drew Fudenberg and Jean Tirole, Algorithmic Game Theory edited by Noam Nisan, Tim Roughgarden, Eva Tardos and Vijay V. Vazirani and Game Theory and Artificial Intelligence by Moshe Tennenholtz. GlossaryAlgorithmic Game TheoryGame Theory Complex Adaptive Systems The Economy as a Complex Adaptive System by Herbert Gintis, Complexity and Evolution: Toward […]

Educational Role-playing Games

Introduction Role-playing Game Studies: Transmedia Foundations edited by Sebastian Deterding and José Zagal, Psychology and Role-playing Games by Sarah L. Bowman and Andreas Lieberoth, The Functions of Role-playing Games: How Participants Create Community, Solve Problems and Explore Identity by Sarah L. Bowman, Learning and Role-playing Games by Jessica Hammer, Alexandra To, Karen Schrier, Sarah L. […]

Imagination and Learning

Transfer of Learning Transfer of Learning: Contemporary Research and Applications edited by Stephen M. Cormier and Joseph D. Hagman, The Cognitive Basis of Knowledge Transfer by Mary L. Gick and Keith J. Holyoak, Transfer of Learning: Cognition and Instruction by Robert E. Haskell, Theories of the Transfer of Learning by James M. Royer, Mechanisms of […]