Rules of Etiquette, or How a Mannerly AUI should Comport Itself to Gain Social Acceptance and be Perceived as Gracious and Well-Behaved in Polite Society

Keywords: etiquette, AUI behavior, conversational implicature

Abstract: Since this is a AAAI symposium and the emphasis is on developing an emerging discipline and on sharing ideas and defining issues, I am going to allow myself the luxury of avoiding the narrow confines of reporting research results. Instead, I’m going to take a wild stab at boiling down my research, experience and knowledge of the work of others, to pose a list of ‘etiquette rules’ [HBF2]by which AUIs should live. I claim that such a list is needed...