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Incompatible Suggestions

If there are two or more agents with the same target, or if there is a relationship between the targets of two agents, then there is a possibility for conflict among these agents. If the results of these agents are not compatible in some way, there is conflict. These conflicts are also referred to as incompatibility conflicts.

Similar to the left hand side of the hierarchy, the next level of specialization is based on the entity that is the subject of the conflict. Here, the subject of the conflict is not what the criticism refers to, but it is the target of the agents suggesting incompatible values, estimates, evaluations, etc.

Analogous to the right side of the hierarchy, the conflicts are divided into three groups.





Ilan Berker
Thu Apr 27 16:25:38 EDT 1995