The SPADE BDI Agent Model

Michael Bratman'sBDI agent model is based on 3 basic elements: Belief, Desire and Intention (you know, B-D-I).

The BDI implemented by SPADE is slightly different. We have tried to develop a distributed BDI system using Service Oriented Computing (SOC) together with dynamic compilation of services in SPADE, which we have called Distributed Goal Oriented Computing.

This BDI model uses the same basic principles of the classic BDI model from Bratman, but it introduces a more complex model for the Intentions. In the SPADE's BDI model, the following elements appear: