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Single Function Agents

  Taking the multi-agent paradigm to an extreme results in Single Function Agents (SiFAs) where each agent performs a single function in the design process and therefore contains knowledge that is as specialized as possible.

Such a view of agents enables the study of the building blocks of what makes up a design system in terms of the knowledge used and the functionality that is required.

The single function paradigm is explained in more detail in chapter 3.

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