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Reaction Handler

This is a part of the meta-cognitive process that monitors and controls the cognitive components of the agent. The Reaction Handler monitors the knowledge base and sends requests to generate utterances (G.R.) to the Utterance Generator and requests to issue TOS commands (D.A.R) to the Domain Controller based on the current contents of the knowledge base. In both scenarios, it creates an expectation regarding the outcome. In the former case, the expectation is used by the Context-based parser to parse the next utterance. In the latter case, the expectation is used by the Expectation Processor to initiate observation actions and/or to compare observations with the expected value.



Darsana Josyula 2006-01-16