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AAMAS 2003



Accepted Papers

Below, we list submissions that have been accepted as full papers or for AAMAS-03. We are providing this list now so that authors can obtain the earliest possible notification of the status of their paper: formal notification and reviews will be emailed to the contact author on Monday 6th January, as previously indicated. Please do not email asking us for reviews unless they have failed to arrive by Wednesday 8th January.

Papers not lister here have either been accepted as posters (follow the sidebar link to see posters), or rejected.

Please note that the decisions are final; the organisers will not enter into any discussion about decisions.

The following submissions have been accepted as full papers.

  • 16: Role-assignment in open agent societies
    M. Dastani, V. Dignum, F. Dignum

  • 35: Programming Agent Deliberation
    M. Dastani, F. de Boer, F. Dignum, J.-J. Meyer

  • 38: An Asynchronous Complete Method for Distributed Constraint Optimization
    Pragnesh Jay Modi, Wei-Min Shen, Milind Tambe , Makoto Yokoo

  • 41: Using Web Helper Agent Profiles in Query Generation
    Gabriel L. Somlo, Adele E. Howe

  • 48: Optimal Utterances in Dialogue Protocols
    Paul E. Dunne, Peter McBurney

  • 52: Posit Spaces: a performative model of e-commerce
    Peter McBurney, Simon Parsons

  • 61: A Selection-Mutation model for Q-learning in Multi-Agent Systems
    Karl Tuyls, Katja Verbeeck, Tom Lenaerts

  • 63: Defining Interaction Protocols using a Commitment-based Agent Communication Language
    Nicoletta Fornara, Marco Colombetti

  • 68: Social Navigation: Modeling, Simulation, and Experimentation
    Mark O. Riedl, Robert St. Amant

  • 70: Resource-Aware Exploration of the Emergent Dynamics of Simulated Systems
    Sven A. Brueckner, H. Van Dyke Parunak

  • 74: Searching for an Alternative Plan
    Ariel Felner, Alex Pomeransky, Jeffry S. Rosenschein

  • 75: Enabling conversations with Web Services
    Liliana Ardissono, Anna Goy, Giovanna Petrone

  • 84: Agent Programming in Dribble: from beliefs to goals with plans
    M.B. van Riemsdijk, W. van der Hoek, J.-J. Ch. Meyer

  • 88: Flexible social rationality without loss of autonomy using tags
    David Hales, Bruce Edmonds

  • 89: A Logical Model of Social Commitment for Agent Communication
    Mario Verdicchio, Marco Colombetti

  • 95: Automated Derivation of Behavior Vocabularies for Autonomous Humanoid Motion
    Odest Chadwicke Jenkins, Maja J Mataric`

  • 109: A Method for Decentralized Clustering in Large Multi-Agent Systems
    Elth Ogston, Benno Overeinder, Maarten van Steen, Frances Brazier

  • 111: Searching social networks
    Bin Yu, Munindar P. Singh

  • 112: Detecting deception in reputation management
    Bin Yu, Munindar P. Singh

  • 124: Tools and Techniques for Performance Measurement of Large Distributed Multiagent Workflow Management Systems
    Aaron Helsinger, Richard Lazarus, William Wright, John Zinky

  • 133: Argumentation Based Decision Making for Autonomous Agents
    Antonis KAKAS, Pavlos MORAITIS

  • 142: Multi-agent Learning in Extensive Games with Complete Information
    Pu Huang, Katia Sycara

  • 144: Role Allocation and Reallocation in Multiagent Teams: Towards A Practical Analysis
    Ranjit Nair, Milind Tambe, Stacy Marsella

  • 169: Can Software Agents Influence Human Relations? - Balance Theory in Agent-mediated Communities -
    Hideyuki Nakanishi, Satoshi Nakazawa, Toru Ishida, Katsuya Takanashi, Katherine Isbister

  • 173: Coalition Formation with Uncertain Heterogeneous Information
    Sarit Kraus, Onn Shehory, Gilad Tasse

  • 178: Bidders` strategy for Multi-Attribute sequential English auction with a deadline
    Esther David, Rina Azulay-Schwartz, Sarit Kraus

  • 182: On the outcomes of formal inter-agent dialogues
    Simon Parsons, Michael Wooldridge, Leila Amgoud

  • 186: Discovering and Exploiting Synergy Between Hierarchical Planning Agents
    Jeffrey S. Cox, Edmund H. Durfee

  • 187: A protocol for Multi-Agent Diagnosis with spatially distributed knowledge
    Nico Roos, Annette ten Teije, Cees Witteveen

  • 190: Scenario Description for Multi-Agent Simulation
    Yohei Murakami, Tomoyuki Kawasoe, Reiko Hishiyama, Toru Ishida

  • 192: Locating Moving Entities in Dynamic Indoor Environments with Teams of Mobile Robots
    Matthew Rosencrantz, Geoff Gordon, Sebastian Thrun

  • 193: Capturing agent autonomy in roles and XML
    Gerhard Weiss, Michael Rovatsos, Matthias Nickles, Christian Meindl

  • 199: A False-name-Proof Double Auction Protocol for Arbitrary Evaluation Values
    Yuko Sakurai, Makoto Yokoo

  • 206: Detecting and Exploiting Positive Goal Interaction in Intelligent Agents
    John Thangarajah, Lin Padgham, Michael Winikoff

  • 211: Commitments and Causality for Multiagent Design
    Feng Wan, Munindar P. Singh

  • 212: Natural Methods for Robot Task Learning: Instructive Demonstrations, Generalization and Practice
    Monica Nicolette Nicolescu, Maja J. Mataric

  • 215: A Lightweight Ontology Repository
    Jin Pan, Stephen Cranefield

  • 217: Self-organising Impact Boundaries in Ageless Aerospace Vehicles
    Howard Lovatt, Geoff Poulton, Don Price, Mikhail Prokopenko, Philip Valencia, Peter Wang

  • 221: Multiagent Planning for Agents with Internal Execution Resource Constraints
    Haksun Li, Edmund H. Durfee, Kang G. Shin

  • 223: Walverine: A Competition-Analytic Trading Agent
    Shih-Fen Cheng, Evan Leung, Kevin M. Lochner, Kevin O`Malley, Daniel Reeves, L. Julian Schvartzman

  • 232: Concurrent Dynamic Epistemic Logic for MAS
    H.P. van Ditmarsch, W. van der Hoek, B.P. Kooi

  • 256: A Multiagent Diffusion Model for Optimization
    Kwok Ching Tsui, Jiming Liu

  • 263: Optimal Agendas for Multi-Issue Negotiation
    Shaheen Fatima, Michael Wooldridge, Nicholas R. Jennings

  • 269: Ensuring Consistency in the Joint Beliefs of Interacting Agents
    Shamimabi Paurobally, Jim Cunningham, Nicholas R. Jennings

  • 273: Verifying Epistemic Properties of Multi-agent Systems via Bounded Model Checking
    Wojciech Penczek, Alessio Lomuscio

  • 275: False-name-proof Multi-unit Auction Protocol utilizing Greedy Allocation based on Approximate Evaluation Values
    KENJI Terada, MAKOTO Yokoo

  • 280: A Multiagent Approach for Musical Interactive Systems
    Rodolfo Daniel Wulfhorst , Lauro Yasumasa Nakayama, Rosa Maria Vicari

  • 285: Toward a Combinatorial Auction Protocol among Experts and Amateurs: The Case of Single-Skilled Experts
    Takayuki Ito, Makoto Yokoo, Shigeo Matsubara

  • 289: Authoring Scenes for Adaptive, Interactive Performances
    Patrick Gebhard, Michael Kipp, Martin Klesen

  • 291: Fuzzy Kernel Based Coalitions Between Rational Agents
    Bastian Blankenburg, Matthias Klusch, Onn Shehory

  • 300: Emotional Advantage For Adaptability and Autonomy
    Eugénio Oliveira, Luis Sarmento

  • 301: Single-Model Method for Specifying Multi-Agent Systems
    Arnon Sturm, Dov Dori, Onn Shehory

  • 307: Learning to Form dynamic Committees
    Santiago Ontañòn, Enric Plaza

  • 309: LOTTO: Group Formation by Overhearing in Large Teams
    François Legras, Catherine Tessier

  • 310: Interaction is Meaning: A New Model for Communication in Open Systems
    Michael Rovatsos, Matthias Nickles, Gerhard Weiss

  • 313: Optimizing Information Exchange in Cooperative Multi-agent Systems
    Claudia V. Goldman, Shlomo Zilberstein

  • 315: Emergent Properties of Referral Systems
    Pinar Yolum, Munindar P. Singh

  • 323: On Optimal Outcomes of Negotiations over Resources
    Ulrich Endriss, Nicolas Maudet, Fariba Sadri, Francesca Toni

  • 326: Practical reasoning agents for the semantic web
    Ian Dickinson, Mike Wooldridge

  • 338: Engineering Commitment-Based Multiagent Systems:A Temporal Logic Approach
    Jie Xing, Munindar P. Singh

  • 340: Model Checking AgentSpeak
    Rafael H. Bordini, Michael Fisher, Carmen Pardavila, Michael Wooldridge

  • 342: An Analysis and Application of Distributed Constraint Satisfaction and Optimization Algorithms in Sensor Networks
    Weixiong Zhang, Xing Zhou, Guandong Wang, Lars Wittenburg

  • 356: Self-organization through bottom-up coalition formation
    Mark Sims, Claudia V. Goldman, Victor Lesser

  • 361: Coalition formation through motivation and trust
    Nathan Griffiths, Michael Luck

  • 368: A System of Exchange Values to Support Social Interactions in Artificial Societies
    Maira Ribeiro Rodrigues, Antonio Carlos da Rocha Costa, Rafael Heitor Bordini

  • 369: A configurable mobile agent data protection protocol
    Paolo Maggi, Riccardo Sisto

  • 372: A Key-based Coordination Algorithm for Dynamic Readiness and Repair Service Coordination
    Tom Wagner, Valerie Guralnik, John Phelps

  • 378: Automatic Generation of an Agent`s Basic Behaviors
    Olivier Buffet, Alain Dutech, François Charpillet

  • 379: Distribution of goals adressed to a group of agents
    Laurence Cholvy, Christophe Garion

  • 380: O3F: an Object-Oriented Ontology Framework
    Luis Mota, Luis Botelho, Hugo Mendes, António Lopes

  • 382: Trust in Information Sources as Source for Trust: A Fuzzy Approach
    Cristiano Castelfranchi, Rino Falcone, Giovanni Pezzulo

  • 394: Rich service description for a smarter lifestyle
    Patricia Charlton, Myriam Ribiere

  • 397: Agent communication pragmatic : the cognitive coherence theory
    Philippe Pasquier , Brahim Chaib-draa

  • 401: Towards Interest-Based Negotiation
    Iyad Rahwan, Liz Sonenberg, Frank Dignum

  • 409: Introducing Human-like Hearing Perception in Intelligent Virtual Agents
    Pilar Herrero, Angelica de Antonio

  • 414: Local Consensus Ontologies for B2B-Oriented Service Composition
    Andrew B. Williams, Anand Padmanabhan, M. Brian Blake

  • 415: Trade of a Problem-solving Task
    Shigeo Matsubara

  • 416: Distributing Control of a Temporal Network among a Group of Agents
    Luke Hunsberger

  • 417: First order heterogeneous agent computations
    Bogdan Stroe, V.S. Subrahmanian

  • 420: Agent Memory and Adaptation in Multi-Agent Systems
    Kristina Lerman, Aram Galstyan

  • 427: A Prototype Infrastructure for Distributed Robot-Agent-Person Teams
    Paul Scerri, David V. Pynadath, Lewis Johnson, Paul Rosenbloom, Nathan Schurr, Milind Tambe

  • 432: Selection of Information Types Based on Personal Utility - a Testbed for Traffic Information Markets
    Ana Lucia C. Bazzan, Franziska Kluegl, Joachim Wahle

  • 435: Modelling Secure Multiagent Systems
    Haralambos Mouratidis, Paolo Giorgini, Gordon Manson

  • 444: Multi-agent coordination based on tokens: reduction of the bullwhip effect in a forest supply chain
    Thierry Moyaux, Brahim Chaib-draa, Sophie D`Amours

  • 446: Resource Allocation Games with Changing Resource Capacities
    Aram Galstyan, Shashikiran Kolar, Kristina Lerman

  • 447: A Language for Modelling Agents` Decision Making Processes in Games
    Ya`akov Gal, Avi Pfeffer

  • 450: Cooperative Negotiation in a Multi-Agent System for Real-Time Load Balancing of a Mobile Cellular Network
    John Bigham, Lin Du

  • 451: Distributed Enactment of Multiagent Workflows
    Munindar P. Singh

  • 453: Managing interaction between users and agents in a multi-agent storytelling environment
    Mark Riedl, C.J. Saretto, R. Michael Young

  • 454: Adaptive Policy Gradient in Multiagent Learning
    Bikramjit Banerjee, Jing Peng

  • 455: Cooperative Negotiation for Soft Real-Time Distributed Resource Allocation
    Roger Mailler, Victor Lesser

  • 456: Coalition Formation in Proportionally Fair Divisible Auctions
    Rajiv T. Maheswaran, Tamer Basar

  • 458: Coordination in Multiagent Reinforcement Learning: A Bayesian Approach
    Georgios Chalkiadakis, Craig Boutilier

  • 460: Recommender Systems: A Market-Based Design
    Yan Zheng WEI, Luc Moreau, Nicholas R. Jennings

  • 462: A Multi-Agent System for the Quantitative Simulation of Biological Networks
    Salim Khan, Ravi Makkena, Foster Mcgeary, William Gillis, Carl Schmidt, Keith Decker

  • 464: Miscomputing Ratio: Social Cost of Selfish Computing
    Kate Larson, Tuomas Sandholm

  • 469: Minimizing Communication Cost in a Distributed Bayesian Network Using a Decentralized MDP
    Jiaying Shen, Victor Lesser, Norman Carver

  • 470: Transition-Independent Decentralized Markov Decision Problems
    Raphen Becker, Shlomo Zilberstein, Victor Lesser, Claudia V. Goldman

  • 475: Concurrent Layered Learning
    Shimon Whiteson, Peter Stone

  • 476: Scheduling Tasks with Precedence Constraints to Solicit Desirable Bid Combinations
    Alexander Babanov, John Collins, Maria Gini

  • 478: Risk-Averse Auction Agents
    Yaxin Liu, Richard Goodwin, Sven Koenig

  • 484: Limiting Disruption in Multiagent Replanning
    Thomas Bartold, Edmund Durfee

  • 487: A Principled Study of the Design Tradeoffs for Autonomous Trading Agents
    Ioannis A. Vetsikas (student), Bart Selman

  • 489: Rational Action in Agent Programs with Prioritized Goals
    Sebastian Sardina, Steven Shapiro

  • 496: Macroscopic Model of Agent-based Load Balancing on Grids
    Yuanshi Wang, Jiming Liu, Xiaolong Jin, Tang Yi

  • 505: Continual Coordination of Shared Activities
    Bradley J. Clement, Anthony C. Barrett

  • 507: Negotiation over tasks in hybrid human-agent teams for simulation-based training
    David Traum, Jeff Rickel, Jonathan Gratch, Stacy Marsella

  • 508: Modeling Coping Behaviors in Virtual Humans: Don`t worry, be happy
    Stacy Marsella, Jonathan Gratch

  • 512: Customizing AOSE Methodologies by Reusing AOSE Features
    Thomas Juan, Leon Sterling, Maurizio Martelli, Viviana Mascardi

  • 514: Behaviors that Emerge from Emotion and Cognition: Implementation and Evaluation of a Symbolic-Connectionist Architecture
    Amy E. Henninger, PhD, Randolph M. Jones, PhD, Eric Chown, PhD

  • 525: Representation and reasoning about DAML-based policy and domain services in KAoS
    Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Andrzej Uszok, Pat Hayes, Renia Jeffers, Niranjan Suri, Mark Burstein

  • 530: Learning Pareto-optimal solutions in general-sum games
    Sandip Sen, Rajatish Mukherjee, Stephane Airiau

  • 532: Helping based on future expectations
    Sandip Sen, Sabyasachi Saha, Partha Sarathi Dutta

  • 536: Performance Model for Large Scale Multiagent Systems
    Hyuckchul Jung, Milind Tambe

  • 544: MONAD: A Flexible Multi-Agent Control Architecture
    Thuc Vu, Jared Go, Gal Kaminka, Manuela Veloso, Brett Browning