[erlang-questions] Artificial Intelligence and Erlang?

Zabrane Mickael <>
Mon Apr 30 17:39:35 CEST 2012


Hi Gled,

Where can I find "eXat" and "Sereyse"?

Regards,
Zabrane

On Apr 30, 2012, at 5:30 PM, Gleb Peregud wrote:

> I am current maintainer of eXAT, which is an implementation of multi-agent system's protocols by FIPA. I have heavily rewritten it to be more compliant with standard Erlang code. And switched it to use Seresye which is a continuation of Eresye.
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> Feel free to try it out, although take a note that both are of pre-beta quality yet
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> 30 kwi 2012 17:20, "Miles Fidelman" <> napisał(a):
> Miles Fidelman wrote:
> Yves S. Garret wrote:
> Does anyone know of a good source on AI and Erlang?  A book would be awesome!  Most of the sources that I see out there have Lisp as the functional programming language of choice.  Erlang seems like a better option given it's nature of distributed nature and ability to place a ton of processes in less space.
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> Not Erlang per se, but Erlang is really an implementation of the Actor formalism.  You'll find a lot if you google on things like:
> "actor model"
> "actor formalism"
> planner (the computer language)
> "Carl Hewitt" - the father of the actor formalism
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> be warned, if you google on "artifical intelligence" + actors - you'll get lots of pages on A.I. the movie :-)
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> Should have added:  multi-agent systems are also an actor-like model that map nicely onto Erlang, but for some reason seem mostly to be developed in Java.  I expect a lot of the higher-level architectural models and design patterns for multi-agent systems would be trivial to implement in Erlang.
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