PAAMS 2020 : 18th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems

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Conference Information

Submission Deadline Friday 24 Jan 2020 Proceedings indexed by :
Conference Dates Jun 16, 2020 - Jun 19, 2020
Conference Address L\'Aquila (Italy), Italy
Conference & Submission Link https://www.paams.net/
Conference Organizers : ( Deadline extended ? Click here to edit )

Conference Call for Papers

INFORMATION

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Research on Agents and Multi-Agent Systems has matured during the last decade and many effective applications of this technology are now deployed. PAAMS provides an international forum to present and discuss the latest scientific developments and their effective applications, to assess the impact of the approach, and to facilitate technology transfer. PAAMS started as a local initiative, but has since grown to become The international yearly platform to present, to discuss, and to disseminate the latest developments and the most important outcomes related to real-world applications. It provides a unique opportunity to bring multi-disciplinary experts, academics and practitioners together to exchange their experience in the development and deployment of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems. PAAMS intends to bring together researchers and developers from industry and the academic world to report on the latest scientific and technical advances on the application of multi-agent systems, to discuss and debate the major issues, and to showcase the latest systems using agent based technology. It will promote a forum for discussion on how agent-based techniques, methods, and tools help system designers to accomplish the mapping between available agent technology and application needs. Other stakeholders should be rewarded with a better understanding of the potential and challenges of the agent-oriented approach.

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TOPICS

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Special Topic of the 2020 edition: \”Trustworthiness\”

PROBLEMS

-Agent-based simulation and prediction

-Distributed problem solving

-Agent cooperation and negotiation

-Agent societies and social networks

-Real-time multi-agent systems

-Human agent interaction, user interfaces

-Adaptation, learning and personalization

-Reputation, trust, privacy and security

-Agent engineering and development tools

-Evaluation, ethical and legal issues

DOMAINS

-Information recovery and information systems

-Knowledge management and data intensive systems

-Intelligent control and manufacturing systems

-Embodied agents and autonomous systems

-Multi-robot systems and real world robotics

-Internet softbots and web intelligence

-Virtual agents, animation and games

-Pervasive agents and ambient intelligence

-E-learning and educational systems

-User-centered applications and assisting agents

LIST OF WORKSHOPS IN PAAMS 2020

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– AAITS

Applications of Agent Intelligence in Transportation Systems

– ABAM

Agent-Based Artificial Markets Computational Economics

– AgEdAI

Agents and Edge-AI

– AMSC

Agents-based Solutions for Manufacturing and Supply Chain

– BTC4MAS

Blockchain Technology for Multi-Agent Systems

– C2

Character Computing

– CNSC

MAS for Complex Networks and Social Computation

– DeRePAI

Decision Support, Recommendation, and Persuasion in Artificial Intelligence

– MAS&S

Multi-Agent Systems and Simulation

– MASGES

Multi-agent based Applications for Energy Markets, Smart Grids and Sustainable Energy

Systems

– RAIA

Responsible Artificial Intelligence Agents

– SCIA

Smart Cities and Intelligent Agents

COMMITTEE

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Program Committee

Yves Demazeau

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

France

Tom Holvoet

KU Leuven

Belgium

Organizing Committee Chairs

Juan Manuel Corchado

University of Salamanca

Spain

Stefania Costantini

University of L\’Aquila

Italy

Fernando De la Prieta

University of Salamanca

Spain

INVITED SPEAKERS

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Virginia Dignum

\”Developing and using AI responsibly\”

Umeå University

(Sweden)

Alessio Lomuscio

\”Towards formally verifying forthcoming multi-agent systems\”

Imperial Coleague London

(UK)

Sascha Ossowski

\”Building multiagent applications with agreement technologies\”

University Rey Juan Carlos

(Spain)

SPECIAL ISSUES

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Authors of selected papers from PAAMS 2020 will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to special issue in different journals.

-The research that receives an award for best paper on the topic of Data Fusion, will be sent to Information Fusion (ISSN: 1566-2535, JCR 2018: 10.716) and submitted for a quick review.

-Authors of selected papers from PAAMS 2020 and Co-located Events will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to a Special Section published in Neurocomputing (JCR 2018 Neurocomputing: 4.072).

-Authors of selected papers from PAAMS 2020 and Co-located Events will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to a Special Section published in Electronics (JCR 2018 Electronics: 1.764 (Q3)).

-Authors of selected papers from PAAMS 2020 and Co-located Events will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to a Special Issue published in ADCAIJ (ISSN: 2255-2863, indexed in DOAJ, ProQuest, Scholar, WorldCat, Dialnet, Sherpa ROMEO, Dulcinea, UlrichWeb, Emerging Sources Citation Index of Thomson Reuters, BASE y Academic Journals Database)

AWARDS

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Electronics MDPI will award the best paper with 300 CHF

More information: www.mdpi.com/journal/electronics

PUBLICATION

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Accepted papers will be published by Springer Verlag in the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence.

*** Indexing: The books of LNAI and CCIS as part of LNCS series of Springer are made available to the following indexing services: Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI), part of Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science, EI Engineering Index (Compendex and Inspec databases), ACM Digital Library, DBLP, Google Scholar, IO-Port, MathSciNet, Scopus and Zentralblatt MATH. ****

DEMONSTRATIONS – IBM AWARD

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PAAMS\’20 includes a special track for demonstrations. Demonstrations are intended to exhibit practical applications of multi-agent systems and will be a very useful tool in order to complement the regular program with practical examples of particular interest in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

The author/s must write a paper formatted according to the LNCS-LNAI template, with a maximum length of 4 pages and following the next structure: Introduction, Main purpose, Demonstration, Conclusions and References.

All accepted demonstrations will be included in PAAMS Proceedings as a paper, published in Springer.

During PAAMS, authors will have to show their demonstrations. The organization will provide a printed poster of the article, WIFI connection and space on a shared table with other competitors.

The best demo in PAAMS 2020 will be awarded with a 2000€ price, given by IBM.

More information: www.paams.net/demonstrations-track

DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM

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The author/s must write a paper formatted according to the CCIS template, with a maximum length of 4 pages. All proposals submitted to the Doctoral Consortium will undergo a thorough reviewing process with the aim to provide detailed and constructive feedback. The accepted submissions will be presented at the Doctoral Consortium and published in the conference proceedings.

The submissions should identify:

-Problem statement

-Related work

-Hypothesis

-Proposal

-Preliminary Results and/or Evaluation Plan

-Reflections

IMPORTANT DATES

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Main Track deadline: 24th January, 2020

Workshop deadline: 31th January, 2020

Demonstrations deadline: 10th February, 2020

Doctoral Consortium deadline: 29th February, 2020

Notification date: 9th March, 2020

Camera-ready deadline: 30th March, 2020

Conference dates: 17th-19th June, 2020

FORMAT

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All papers must be formatted according to the LNCS-LNAI/CCIS template, with a maximum length of 12 pages (4 pages in Demonstrations & Doctoral Consortium), including figures and references:

-Microsoft word format.

-Latex Format (also available in Overleaft).

SUBMISSION

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All proposed papers must be submitted in electronic form (PDF format) using the PAAMS 2020 conference management system.

ORGANIZERS

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Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)

Malmö University (Sweden)

University of Delaware (USA)

Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

Kyoto University (Japan)

Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan)

Purdue Polytechnic Insitute (United States)

Technische Universität Claustha (Germany)

Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic)

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy)

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France)

KU Leuven (Belgium)

University of Salamanca (Spain)

University of L\’Aquila (Italy)

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