SSP Group Meeting

11am, 17 February, 2004
Room 4.03, Appleton Tower
CISA, School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh

Doctor Sadek or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the FIPA

Jarred McGinnis

For better or worse, FIPA (a standardisation effort for agent communication) has made an undeniable impact on agent communication research. I will be talking about the FIPA project and its successes and potential problems. I will also try to convince you that the protocol being developed right here in this very building can solve some of those problems. Also, I will finally answer the important question, Who is Doctor Sadek?