Will measurement instruments turn into agents?

CímWill measurement instruments turn into agents?
Közlemény típusaConference Paper
Kiadás éve1996
SzerzőkDobrowiecki, T. P., F. Louage, T. Mészáros, G. Roman, and B. Pataki
Konferencia neveInstrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, 1996. {IMTC-96.} Conference Proceedings. {'Quality} Measurements: The Indispensable Bridge between Theory and Reality'., {IEEE}

Authors investigate implications of agent based software engineering and Internet environment in measurement practice. Measurement `minded' expert agents and instrument-as-agent approach offer numerous advantages. However, this approach would require reconsideration of certain properties of the measuring equipment and the role of the system controller