WIT Press


Plan Recognition For Explanation: A Chart-based System*

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIENG930312

Volume

2

Pages

16

Published

1993

Size

1,568 kb

Author(s)

R. Falcone & C. Castelfranchi

Abstract

Plan recognition for explanation: a chart-based system* R. Falcone & C. Castelfranchi Project 'Information Systems and Parallel Computations', U.O. Istituto di Psicologia-CNR Morz, J5 ABSTRACT A necessary requirement to give explanations about any event or situation involving agents is the capacity to understand the actions and their plans, motivations and effects. So what is needed is a PR system both general (as for applicative domain) and apt to be integrated with a more rich knowledge representation necessary for the explanation. CHAPLIN (CHart Applied to PLan INference) is a system for Chart-based Plan Recognition applied to the comprehension of vignettes' stories. The chart - traditionally used in NLP - is here presented and illustrated in his application ways to the Plan Analysis. We are discussing the advantages and the limits of this representation. In particular, we will emphasize the way the chart allows to indicate by a high expressive power: c

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