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Teamwork Structure


Common to all players, the locker-room agreement includes the team structure while team members are acting in a time-critical environment with limited or no communication. In this section, we present our teamwork structure. It defines:

  1. Flexible agent roles with protocols for switching among them;
  2. Collections of roles built into team formations; and
  3. Multi-step, multi-agent plans for execution in specific situations: set-plays.
The teamwork structure indirectly affects the agent external behaviors by changing the agents' internal states via internal behaviors.

Peter Stone
Thu Dec 17 15:26:44 EST 1998