Title: Neural network-based ideation learning for intelligent agents: e-brainstorming with privacy preferences

Authors: S. Manju; M. Punithavalli

Addresses: Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts and Science for Women, Coimbatore, India ' Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore, India

Abstract: Creative thinking provide ways to many technical ideas, were new innovations will come to existence. For a single problem there can be numerous innovative solutions, it is very important to make evaluation and selection of ideas to achieve better results. E-brainstorming is an electronic version of sharing ideas. This paper integrates associative thinking of humans with an intelligent agent method to develop a neural network-based learning agent that can be represented as e-brainstorming session participant. Computer aided brainstorming decision model (CABDM) is built to construct an environment where neural network-based agents can learn rules from the database and make decisions. Additionally, privacy preferences, flexible ideation map construction are adopted to enhance e-brainstorming technique. The preliminary evaluation results indicates that the proposed work advances the existing agent-based e-Brainstorming by introducing neural network-based agents, with flexible ideation map to reduce production blocking problem by improving the productivity of e-brainstorming session.

Keywords: electronic brainstorming; e-brainstorming; intelligent agents; ontology; reinforcement learning; neural networks; privacy preferences; flexible ideation maps; agent-based systems; multi-agent systems; MAS.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCVR.2015.071329

International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics, 2015 Vol.5 No.3, pp.231 - 253

Received: 12 Jun 2013
Accepted: 06 Dec 2013

Published online: 20 Aug 2015 *

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