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Realizing Teamwork in the Field: An Agent-Based Approach
April-June 2007 (vol. 6 no. 2)
pp. 85-92
Habin Lee, BT Group Chief Technology Office
Patrik Mihailescu, BT Group Chief Technology Office
John Shepherdson, BT Group Chief Technology Office
Multiagent-systems technology enables cooperation between mobile workers in the field, minimizing user intervention and increasing accessibility. mPower is a component-based approach for simplifying the management of deployed cooperative services. mPower's personal assistant runs on a mobile device, demonstrating how an intelligent autonomous agent can increase the accessibility of users during workforce cooperation processes. The technology has been deployed in a real-world trial by network installation and maintenance engineers in the UK.
Index Terms:
nomadic computing, pervasive computing, user interfaces, computer-supported cooperative work, intelligent agents, multiagent systems
Citation:
Habin Lee, Patrik Mihailescu, John Shepherdson, "Realizing Teamwork in the Field: An Agent-Based Approach," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 85-92, April-June 2007, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2007.42
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