The answers are in boldface.

  1. An agent is best described as:

  2. The study of Multiagent Systems is generally divided into two separate areas of interest:

  3. An inaccessible environment is:

  4. The difference between an agent and an object is

  5. We can formally describe an agent as a mapping between states S, and actions A. An agent with state is formally described as (let I represent the set of states and P the set of perceptions).

  6. The four most common types of agent architectures are

  7. The subsumption architecture incorporates a set of reactive behaviors and

  8. In a BDI architecture, the agent's goals are given by

  9. Which one of the following is not a reason for using a multiagent approach.

  10. Coordination can be separated into

  11. FIPA is concerned with agency as it relates to

  12. FIPA's main product is

  13. According to FIPA's message transport specifications, the main parts of a message are

  14. FIPA's message transport specifications say that messages can be transported by

  15. FIPA's Agent Management System provides a "yellow pages" service which is implemented by the:

  16. Which one of the following is not an element in the FIPA-ACL message structure.

  17. If an agent receives a FIPA-ACL message that it does not understand, it must reply with the performative:

  18. If Dexter wanted to tell Dee-Dee about his new Laboratory using the Binary language and obeying the FIPA-ACL standard. He would have to say something like:

  19. The performatives that can be used in FIPA-ACL:

  20. If you wanted to create a FIPA-compliant agent that could join an existing multiagent system, your agent would be forced to:

  21. In AUML, a set of messages only one of which should be sent, is represented using

  22. A FIPA Interaction Protocol can be defined as happening between

  23. In AUML, a parameterized protocol is represented using

  24. In a successful application of FIPA's Contract Net protocol, the set of performatives sent by both agents are (in order):

  25. Why does the auctioneer send a reject-proposal to the bidder in the FIPA English Auction IP?

  26. The Semantic Web vision will be accomplished by first

  27. An XML element is

  28. An XML DTD can not be used to specify

  29. Some of the basic modeling primitives of RDF Schema include

  30. DAML is a language for

  31. When using DAML+OIL, we usually also use tags from

  32. Which one of the following statements is the DAML representation for the idea that if x's parent is y, then y is x's child.

  33. The relationships between XML, RDF, and DAML+OIL are:

  34. The difference between a reactive architecture and a subsumption architecture is that

  35. In the BDI architecture, intentions do not

  36. A Blackboard system is based on the metaphor of

  37. One problem with the contract-net protocol is that

  38. A reactive agent architecture is implemented in an object-oriented language by using (HINT: remember the UML diagram):

  39. In multiagent systems, coherence is

    Weiss, Section 2.2.1.

  40. Speech act theory views human natural language as

    Weiss, Section 2.2.5

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