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Main Track

Paper ID Paper Title
17 Convergence at Prominent Agents: A Non-Flat Synchronization Model of Situated Multi-Agents
    Jiuchuan Jiang, Yichuan Jiang
23 Trading Off Solution Quality for Faster Computation in DCOP Search Algorithms
    William Yeoh, Sven Koenig, Xiaoxun Sun
263 How Automated Agents Treat Humans and Other Automated Agents in Situations of Inequity: An Experimental Study
    ron katz, Sarit Kraus
31 Strategyproof Deterministic Lotteries under Broadcast Communications
    Alon Altman, Moshe Tennenholtz
45 Do Humans Identify Efficient Strategies in Structured Peer-to-Peer Systems? (Short Paper)
    Stephan Schosser, Klemens Böhm, Bodo Vogt
48 Comparing Winner Determination Algorithms for Mixed Multi-Unit Combinatorial Auctions
    Brammert Ottens, Ulle Endriss
55 Autonomous Agent Learning using an Actor-Critic Algorithm and Behavior Models
    Victor Uc Cetina
75 Using Adaptive Consultation of Experts to Improve Convergence Rates in Multiagent Learning
    Greg Hines, Kate Larson
86 Winner Determination in Combinatorial Auctions with Logic-based Bidding Languages
    Joel Uckelman, Ulle Endriss
91 Non-linear Dynamics in Multiagent Reinforcement Learning Algorithms
    Sherief Abdallah, Victor Lesser
96 Learn While You Earn: Two Approaches to Learning Auction Parameters in Take-it-or-leave-it Auctions
    Archie Chapman, Alex Rogers, Nick Jennings
97 Engineering Large-scale Distributed Auctions
    Peter Gradwell, Michel Oey, Reinier Timmer, Julian Padget, Frances Brazier
106 Understanding How People Design Trading Agents over Time
    Efrat Manistersky, Raz Lin, Sarit Kraus
114 Anytime Local Search for Distributed Constraint Optimization
    Roie Zivan
192 An Improved Dynamic Programming Algorithm for Coalition Structure Generation
    Talal Rahwan, Nick Jennings
130 Negotiation by Induction
    Chiaki Sakama
173 Specifying and Enforcing Norms in Artificial Institutions
    Nicoletta Fornara, Marco Colombetti
178 An Agent Adaptive Model for Self-Organizing Multi-Agent Systems
    Candelaria Sansores, Juan Pavón
188 Theoretical and Experimental Results on the Goal-Plan Tree Problem
    Patricia Shaw, Berndt Farwer, Rafael Bordini
193 A Best-First Anytime Search Algorithm for Coalition Structure Generation
    Chattrakul Sombattheera, Aditya Ghose
220 Asynchronous Congestion Games
    Michal Penn, Maria Polukarov, Moshe Tennenholtz
227 Reaching Agreements with The Delphi Method
    Ivan Garcia-Magariño, Jorge Gomez Sanz, Jose R. Perez-Aguera
231 Multi-Agent Search with Heterogeneous Sensors
    Guruprasad KR, Debasish Ghose
233 Reasoning about agent deliberation
    Natasha Alechina, Mehdi Dastani, Brian Logan, John-Jules Meyer
238 Multidirectional Distributed Matchmaking
    Victor Shafran, Gal Kaminka, Sarit Kraus, Claudia Goldman
248 Effort Games
    Yoram Bachrach, Aviv Zohar, Jeffrey Rosenschein
252 Modeling and Managing Collective Cognitive Convergence
    Van Parunak, Ted Belding, Rainer Hilscher, Sven Brueckner
259 RIAACT: A robust approach to adjustable autonomy for human-multiagent teams
    Nathan Schurr, Janusz Marecki, Milind Tambe
282 A New Perpective to the Keepaway Soccer: The Takers
    Atil Iscen, Umut Erogul
284 Nonuniform Bribery
    Piotr Faliszewski
286 Graph Laplacian Based Transfer Learning in Reinforce-ment Learning
    Yi-Ting Tsao, Ke-Ting Xiao, Von Wun Soo
289 Adaptive Manager-side Control Policy in Contract Net Protocol for Massively Multi-Agent Systems
    Sugawara Toshiharu, Satoshi Kurihara, Toshio Hirotsu, Kensuke Fukuda
299 Optimized Algorithms for Multi-Agent Routing
    Akihiro Kishimoto, Nathan Sturtevant
307 On the Importance of Migration for Fairness in Online Grid Markets
    Lior Amar, Ahuva Mu'alem, Jochen Stößer
312 Beyond quasi-linear utility: strategy/false-name-proof multi-unit auction protocols
    Yuko Sakurai, Yasumasa Saito, Atsushi Iwasaki, Makoto Yokoo
324 Replacing the Stop Sign: Unmanaged Intersection Control for Autonomous Vehicles
    Mark Van Middlesworth, Kurt Dresner, Peter Stone
325 Mitigating Catastrophic Failure at Intersections of Autonomous Vehicles
    Kurt Dresner, Peter Stone
345 Determining Top K Nodes in Social Networks using the Shapley Value
    Narayanam RamaSuri, Y. Narahari
371 A Representative-based Multi-Round Protocol for Multi-Issue Negotiations
    Katsuhide Fujita, Takayuki Ito, Mark Klein
417 Towards Agents Participating in Realistic Multi-Unit Sealed-Bid Auctions
    Ioannis Vetsikas, Nick Jennings
429 Robust and Efficient Plan Recognition for Dynamic Multi-agent Teams
    Gita Sukthankar, Katia Sycara
449 Structure in Threes: Modelling Organization-Oriented Software Architectures Built Upon Multi-Agent S
    Matthias Wester-Ebbinghaus, Daniel Moldt
856 Evolutionary Dynamics for Designing Multi-Period Auctions
    Tomas Klos, Gerrit Jan Van Ahee
457 Expediting RL by Using Graphical Structures
    Peng Dai, Alexander Strehl, Judy Goldsmith
463 Supervision and Diagnosis of Joint Actions in Multi-Agent Plans
    Roberto Micalizio, Pietro Torasso
470 An adaptive and customizable feedback system for VR-based training simulators
    Maite Lopez Garate, Alberto Lozano-Rodero, Luis Matey
487 Resource constrained distributed constraint optimization using resource constraint free pseudo-tree
    Toshihiro Matsui, Marius Silaghi, Katsutoshi Hirayama, Makoto Yokoo, Hiroshi Matsuo
488 Epistemic Logic and Explicit Knowledge in Distributed Programming
    Andreas Witzel, Jonathan Zvesper
491 A Flexible Framework for Verifiable Agent Programming
    Louise Dennis, Berndt Farwer, Rafael Bordini, Michael Fisher
501 Discovering Tactical Behaviour Patterns Supported by Topological Structures in Soccer-Agent Domains
    Huberto Ayanegui, Fernando Ramos
506 A Distributed Normative Infrastructure for Situated Multi-Agent Organisations
    Fabio Okuyama, Rafael Bordini, Antonio Costa
508 Shared Focus of Attention for Heterogeneous Agents
    Jacob Beal
514 Achieving Efficient and Equitable Collaboration among Selfish Agents under Different Currency Systms
    Geert Jonker, Frank Dignum, John-Jules Meyer
516 Searching and Sharing Information In Networks of Heterogeneous Agents
    George Vouros
518 Teaching Sequential Tasks with Repetition through Voice and Vision
    Harini Veeraraghavan, Manuela Veloso
528 Ontology-based Test Generation for Multi Agent Systems
    Cu Nguyen, Anna Perini, Paolo Tonella
531 Transfer of Task Representation in Reinforcement Learning using Policy-based Proto-value Functions
    Eliseo Ferrante, Alessandro Lazaric, Marcello Restelli, Andrea Bonarini
569 An Adaptive Probabilistic Trust Model and its Empirical Evaluation
    Chung-Wei Hang, Yonghong Wang, Munindar Singh
573 Optimized Kanerva-based Function Approximation for Multi-Agent Systems
    Cheng Wu, Waleed Meleis
578 Reinforcement Learning for DEC-MDPs with Changing Action Sets and Partially Ordered Dependencies
    Thomas Gabel, Martin Riedmiller
597 Synchronization Protocols for Reliable Communication in Fully Distributed Agent Systems
    Hywel Dunn-Davies, Jim Cunningham, Shamima Paurobally
611 Abstractions for Model-Checking Game-theoretic Properties in Combinatorial Auctions
    Emmanuel Tadjouddine, Frank Guerin, Wamberto Vasconcelos
636 Simulating the Effects of Sanction for the Emergence of Cooperation in a Public Goods Game
    Ana Bazzan, Silvio Dahmen, Alexandre Baraviera
663 Efficient Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning through Automated Supervision
    Chongjie Zhang, Sherief Abdallah, Victor Lesser
665 Continual Collaborative Planning for Mixed-Initiative Action and Interaction
    Michael Brenner
690 Simulating Human Behaviors in Agent Societies
    Alicia Ruvinsky, Michael Huhns
703 Stable cooperation in changing environments
    Colm O'Riordan, Humphrey Sorensen
704 Approximating Mixed Nash Equilibria using Smooth Fictitious Play in Simultaneous Auctions
    Enrico Gerding, Andrew Byde, Edith Elkind, Zinovi Rabinovich, Nick Jennings
718 Extending Virtual Organizations to improve trust mechanisms
    Ramón Hermoso, Roberto Centeno Sánchez, Holger Billhardt, Sascha Ossowski
715 On the Usefulness of Opponent Modeling: the Kuhn Poker case study
    Mario Quaresimale, Alessandro Lazaric, Marcello Restelli
724 Physical Parameter Optimization in Swarms of Ultra-Low Complexity Agents
    Ryan Connaughton, Paul Schermerhorn, Matthias Scheutz
729 Social norm emergence in virtual agent societies
    Bastin Tony Roy Savarimuthu, Maryam Purvis, Martin Purvis
763 Decommitment in Multi-resource Negotiation
    BO AN, Victor Lesser, Kwang Mong Sim
764 Learning Task-Specific Trust Decisions
    Ikpeme Erete, Erin Ferguson, Sandip Sen
808 Efficient Approximate Inference in Distributed Bayesian Networks for MAS-based Sensor Interpretation
    Norman Carver
799 Another Look at Search-Based Drama Management
    Mark Nelson, Michael Mateas
802 Incorporating User Utility Into Sponsored-Search Auctions
    Yagil Engel, David Maxwell Chickering
804 Approximate Bidding Algorithms for a Distributed Combinatorial Auction
    Benito Mendoza, Jose Vidal
813 Identifying Beneficial Teammates using Multi-Dimensional Trust
    Jaesuk Ahn, Xin Sui, David DeAngelis, Suzanne Barber
814 Simulating Whole City Traffic \\with hundred millions of Driver Agents
    Sei Kato, Gaku Yamamoto, Hideyuki Mizuta
820 Designing Human-Computer Multi-agent Collaboration in Productive Multi-Player Games
    Wenn-Chieh Tsai, Yuan-Hsiang Lee, Chien-Ju Ho, Tsung-Hsiang Chang, Jane Yung-jen Hsu
827 Coordination of First Responders Under Communication and Resource Constraints
    Robert Lass, Joseph Kopena, Evan Sultanik, Duc Nguyen, Christopher Dugan, William Regli
829 A new approach to cooperative pathfinding
    Renee Jansen, Nathan Sturtevant
834 Social Reward Shaping in the Prisoner's Dilemma
    Monica Babes, Enrique Munoz, Michael Littman

Multi-Robots Track

Paper ID Paper Title
234 On Reduced Time Fault Tolerant Paths for Multiple UAV Covering a Hostile Terrain
    Rahul Sawhney, Madhava Krishna, Srinathan Kannan, Mahesh Mohan
254 A Language for Programming Multi-Robot Systems Using the Amorphous Medium Abstraction
    jonathan bachrach, james mclurkin, anthony grue
260 A Scalable and Distributed Model for Self-Organization and Self-Healing
    Michael Rubenstein, Wei-Min Shen
507 Teaching Multi-Robot Coordination using Demonstration of Communication and State Sharing
    Sonia Chernova, Manuela Veloso
696 Modelling, Analysis and Execution of Multi-Robot Tasks using Petri Nets
    Hugo Costelha, Pedro Lima
532 Coalition game-based distributed coverage of unknown environments by robot swarms
    Ke Cheng, Prithviraj Dasgupta
565 Decentralized Coordination of Automated Guided Vehicles
    David Herrero-Pérez, Humberto Martínez-Barberá
642 Robust Team Play in Highly Uncertain Environments
    Henry Work, Eric Chown, Tucker Hermans, Jesse Butterfield
685 A Coordination Mechanism for Swarm Navigation: Experiments and Analysis
    Leandro Marcolino, Luiz Chaimowicz
723 openSDK - An Open-source Implementation of OPEN-R
    Nuno Lopes, Pedro Lima
743 Multi-robot Markov Random Fields
    Jesse Butterfield, Odest Jenkins, Brian Gerkey

Virtual Agents Track

Paper ID Paper Title
857 Creating Crowd Variation with the OCEAN Personality Model
    Funda Durupinar, Jan Allbeck, Nuria Pelechano, Norman Badler
138 Influence of Social Relationships on Multiagent Persuasion
    Katsunori Kadowaki, Kazuki Kobayashi, Yasuhiko Kitamura
164 What Should the Agent Know? The Challenge of Capturing and Encoding Human Knowledge
    Emma Norling
246 iCat: An Affective Game Buddy Based on Anticipatory Mechanisms
    Iolanda Leite, Carlos Martinho, André Pereira, Ana Paiva
296 If I were you - Double appraisal in affective agents
    Ruth Aylett, Sandy Louchart
377 User’s Gestural Exploration of Different Virtual Agents’ Expressive Profiles
    Matthieu Courgeon, Jean-Claude Martin, Christian Jacquemin
393 Negotiating Task Interruptions with Virtual Agents for Health Behavior Change
    Timothy Bickmore, Daniel Mauer, Francisco Crespo, Thomas Brown
433 The Senior Companion Multiagent Dialogue System
    Hugo Pinto, Yorick Wilks, Roberta Catizone
443 Dancing the Night Away — Controlling a Virtual Karaoke Dancer by Multimodal Expressive Cues
    Matthias Rehm, Thurid Vogt, Nikolaus Bee, Michael Wissner
483 iCat, the Chess Player: The influence of embodiment in the enjoyment of a game
    André Pereira, Carlos Martinho, Iolanda Leite, Ana Paiva
498 Learning to Interact: Connecting Perception with Action in Virtual Environments
    Pedro Sequeira, Ana Paiva
575 Intensity of Perceived Emotions in 3D Virtual Human
    Ahmad Shaarani, Daniela Romano
594 Conviviality Masks in Role-Based Institutions Multi-Agent Teleconferencing in Virtual Worlds
    patrice caire, Serena Villata , Leon van der Torre, Guido Boella
678 So tell me what happened: turning agent-based interactive drama into comics
    Tiago Alves, Ana Rita Simões, Rui Figueiredo, Marco Vala, Ana Paiva, Ruth Aylett
684 Construction and Abstraction in Architectural Modularization
    Kristinn Thorisson, Gudny Ragna Jonsdottir, Eric Nivel
861 The Intermediary Agent's Brain: Supporting Learning to Collaborate at the Inter-Personal Level
    Juan Martinez-Miranda, Bernhard Jung, Sabine Payr, Paolo Petta
708 A ‘Companion’ ECA with Planning and Activity Modelling
    Marc Cavazza, Cameron Smith, Daniel Charlton, Jaakko Hakulinen, Markku Turunen
711 Emotional Reading of Medical Texts Using Conversational Agents
    Gersende Georg, Catherine Pelachaud, Marc Cavazza
806 Individual Differences in Expressive Response: A Challenge for ECA Design
    Ning Wang, Stacy Marsella


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