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European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems.

Thursday , 13 December 2007

Invited Talk 09:00-10:00

"Modeling Negotiation Dialogs Using Argumentation", Leila Amgoud

Session 1.A: Agent Programming Languages and Tools, 10:15-11:30

  1. A Common Basis for Agent Organisation in BDI Languages,
    Anthony Hepple, Louise Dennis, and Michael Fisher
  2. Implementing Real-Time Multi-Agent Systems with the jTRASTO Toolkit,
    Martí Navarro, Vicente Botti, and Vicente Julian
  3. An Intelligent Plan Selection Model for BDI Frameworks,
    K. Umut Sargut and Stephen M. Thebaut

Session 1.B: Trust and Reputation, 10:15-11:30

  1. Assesing the Effectivity of TRSIM Model for Trust and Reputation,
    Alberto Caballero, Juan A. Botía, and Antonio F. Gómez-Skarmeta
  2. Supporting Experimentation for Trust Models in Virtual Organizations: TOAST,
    Ramón Hermoso, Roberto Centeno, Holger Billhardt, and Sascha Ossowski
  3. Cognition in Information Evaluation: The Effect of Reputation in Decisions Making and Learning Strategies for Discovering Good Sellers in a Base Market,
    Walter Quattrociocchi and Mario Paolucci

Session 2.A: Organisations and Institutions, 11:45-13:00

  1. A Coherence Based Framework for Institutional Agents,
    Sindhu Joseph, Carles Sierra, and Marco Schorlemmer
  2. Organisational Artifacts and Agents For Open Multi-Agent Organisations: "Giving the power back to the agents'',
    Rosine Kitio, Olivier Boissier, Jomi Fred Hübner, and Alessandro Ricci
  3. A Methodology for Developing Multiagent Systems as 3D Electronic Institutions,
    A. Bogdanovych, M. Esteva, S. Simoff , C. Sierra, and H.Berger

Session 2.B: Applications of Multi-Agent Systems, 11:45-13:00

  1. On Applying the PROSA Reference Architecture in Multi-Agent Manufacturing Control Applications,
    Paul Verstraete, Bart Saint Germain, Karuna Hadeli, Paul Valckenaers, and Hendrik Van Brussel
  2. Towards Integrating Agents with Objects Tracing Systems in AmI,
    Sameh Abdel-Naby, Paolo Giorgini, and Raian Ali
  3. Agent Model for Distributed Program Supervision Systems,
    Naoufel Khayati, Wided Lejouad-Chaari, Sabine Moisan, and Jean-Paul Rigault

Session 3.A: Teamwork and Cooperation, 14:00-15:15

  1. Anytime Optimal Coalition Structure Generation,
    Talal Rahwan, Sarvapali D. Ramchurn, Viet D. Dang, Andrea Giovannucci, and Nicholas R. Jennings
  2. Targeted Search in Coalition Structures,
    Ana L. C. Bazzan and Silvio R. Dahmen
  3. A Clustering Protocol for Team Formation Based on Concept, Location, and Time,
    Arne Schuldt and Sven Werner

Session 3.B: Agents and Web Services, 14:00-15:15

  1. Service Discovery and Composition in Multiagent Systems,
    Elena del Val Noguera and Miguel Rebollo Pedruelo
  2. Agent-Based Framework for Web Service Composition,
    Soufiene Lajmi, Chirine Ghedira, and Khaled Ghedira
  3. Toward a Modular Architecture of Argumentative Agents to Compose Services,
    Maxime Morge, Jarred McGinnis, Stefano Bromuri, Francesca Toni, Paolo Mancarella, and Kostas Stathis

Session 4.A: Agent Oriented Software Engineering, 15:30-17:10

  1. The Agent Environment in Multi-Agent Systems: A Middleware Perspective,
    Danny Weyns, Alexander Helleboogh, Tom Holvoet, and Michael Schumacher
  2. View Composition in Multi-Agent Architectures,
    Nelis Boucke and Tom Holvoet
  3. A Metamodel and Implementation Platform for Holonic Multi-Agent Systems,
    Massimo Cossentino, Nicolas Gaud, Stéphane Galland, Vincent Hilaire, and Abderrafiâa Koukam
  4. Model Driven Engineering for Designing Adaptive,
    Sylvain Rougemaille, Frédéric Migeon, Christine Maurel, and Marie-Pierre Gleizes

Session 4.B: Coordination and Negotiation (I), 15:30-17:10

  1. Plan Coordination for Durative Tasks,
    J. Renze Steenhuisen and Cees Witteveen
  2. Bilateral Agent Negotiation With Information-Seeking,
    Adil Hussain and Francesca Toni
  3. Teamwork Coordination for the Vehicle Routing Problem,
    Matteo Vasirani and Sascha Ossowski
  4. Anticipatory Vehicle Routing using Delegate Multi-Agent Systems,
    Danny Weyns, Alexander Helleboogh, and Tom Holvoet

Conference Dinner, 08:30 pm

Friday, 14 December 2007

Invited Talk by 09:00-10:00

"Plan Coordination Mechanisms and the Price of Autonomy", Cees Witteveen

Session 5.A: Game-Theoretic and Economic Models, 10:15-11:30

  1. Winner Determination for Mixed Multi-unit Combinatorial Auctions via Petri Nets,
    Andrea Giovannucci, Jesus Cerquides, J.A. Rodriguez-Aguilar, and Ulle Endriss
  2. VCG-based Truthful Mechanisms for Social Task Allocation,
    Yingqian Zhang and Mathijs de Weerdt
  3. A Comparison of Distributed and Centralised Agent Based,
    Peter Gradwell and Julian Padget

Session 5.B: Semantic Web and E-Commerce, 10:15-11:30

  1. Semantic Alignment of Agent Interactions through the Communication Product,
    Manuel Atencia and Marco Schorlemmer
  2. Evaluating Communication Strategies in a Multi Agent Information Retieval System,
    David Lillis, Rem Collier, Fergus Toolan, and John Dunnion
  3. On the Emotional Aspects of an Electronic Commerce Multi-Agent Platform,
    Nicolae Jascanu, Severin Bumbaru, and Veronica Jascanu

Session 6.A: Logical Models, 11:45-13:00

  1. Model Checking Security Protocols: A Multiagent Systems Approach,
    A. Lomuscio and W. Penczek
  2. Information-Based Agency,
    Carles Sierra and John Debenham
  3. Controlling Emotions by Changing Friends,
    Paolo Turrini, John-Jules Ch.Meyer, and Cristiano Castelfranchi

Session 6.B: Communication and Protocols, 11:45-13:00

  1. Constraint Relaxation to Reduce Brittleness in Agent Interaction Protocol,
    M Fadzil Hassan, Dave Robertson, and Chris Walton
  2. Performance Evaluation of Multiagent Systems: Communication Criterion,
    Faten Ben Hmida, Wided Lejouad Chaari, and Moncef Tagina
  3. Secure Migration of Mobile Agents based on Distributed Trust,
    Martijn Warnier, Michel Oey, Reinier Timmer, and Frances Brazier

Session 7.A: Coordination and Negotiation (II), 14:00-15:15

  1. A Comparison of Algorithms for Task Allocation in RoboCup Rescue,
    Felipe S. Boffo, Paulo Roberto Ferreira Jr., and Ana L. C. Bazzan
  2. Asynchronous Breadth-First Search DisCOP Algorithm,
    Redouane Ezzahir, Christian Bessiere, El Houssine Bouyakhf, Imade Benelallam, and Mustapha Belaissaoui
  3. Modelling Synchronization of Traffic Lights as a DCOP, Robert Junges and Ana L.C. Bazzan

Session 7.B: Agent-Based Simulation, 14:00-15:15

  1. Virtual Lanes Interest for Motorcycles Simulation,
    Laëtitia Bonte, Stéphane Espie, and Philippe Mathieu
  2. Intelligent Agents in Serious Games,
    Gustavo Aranda, Carlos Carrascosa, and Vicente Botti
  3. An Architecture for Rationally Bounded Agents in Multi-Agent Systems,
    Gustavo Kuhn Andriotti and Franziska Klügl

Session 8.A: Methodologies and Tools, 15:30-17:10

  1. Automated Continuous Testing of Multi-Agent Systems,
    Cu D. Nguyen, Anna Perini, and Paolo Tonella
  2. Design of a Secure and Decentralized Location Service for Agent Platforms,
    B.J. Overeinder, M.A. Oey, R.J. Timmer, R. van Schouwen, E. Roozendaal, and F.M.T. Brazier
  3. Operating System Aware Multiagent Platform Design,
    Juan M. Alberola, Luis Mulet, Jose M. Such, Ana Garcia-Fornes, Agustin Espinosa, and Vicent Botti
  4. The Agent Systems Methodology (ASEME): A Preliminary Report,
    Nikolaos Spanoudakis and Pavlos Moraitis

Session 8.B: Self-Organising and Complex Systems, 15:30-17:10

  1. Living Design: Simulation for Self-Designing Agents,
    Sylvain Lemouzy, Carole Bernon, and Marie-Pierre Gleizes
  2. A Collective Intelligence Approach for the Dynamic Vehicle Routing Problem,
    Besma Zeddini, Adnan yassine, Moncef Temani, and Khaled Ghedira
  3. Offline Emergence Engineering For Agent Societies,
    Michael Zapf and Thomas Weise
  4. Adapting PASSI to Support a Goal Oriented Approach: a Situational Method Engineering Experiment,
    Valeria Seidita, Massimo Cossentino, and Salvatore Gaglio