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Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, International Joint Conference on (2004)
New York City, New York, USA
July 19, 2004 to July 23, 2004
ISBN: 0-7695-2092-8
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Session 7d: Architectures and Applications (II)

SimEd: Simulating Education as a Multi Agent System (Abstract)

Elizabeth Sklar , Columbia University
Min San Tan Co , Columbia University
Mathew Davies , Columbia University
pp. 998-1005

Decentralized Language Learning through Acting (Abstract)

Shlomo Zilberstein , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Claudia V. Goldman , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Martin Allen , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
pp. 1006-1013

<sup>RPL</sup>LEARN: Extending an Autonomous Robot Control Language to Perform (Abstract)

Michael Beetz , Technische Universität München
Alexandra Kirsch , Technische Universität München
Armin Müller , Technische Universität München
pp. 1022-1029

Teaching and Working with Robots as a Collaboration (Abstract)

Guy Hoffman , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cynthia Breazeal , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Andrea Lockerd , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 1030-1037

Multi-Agent Organisms for Persistent Computing (Abstract)

Kenneth N. Lodding , NASA Langley Research Center
Paul Brewster , NASA Langley Research Center
pp. 1038-1045
Session 8a: Negotiation (II)

Adaptive, Confidence-Based Multiagent Negotiation Strategy (Abstract)

Leen-Kiat Soh , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Xin Li , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
pp. 1048-1055

Coordinating Multiple Concurrent Negotiations (Abstract)

Thuc Duong Nguyen , University of Southampton
Nicholas R. Jennings , University of Southampton
pp. 1064-1071

Non-Monotonic-Offers Bargaining Protocol (Abstract)

Gordon McCalla , University of Saskatchewan
Julita Vassileva , University of Saskatchewan
Pinata Winoto , University of Saskatchewan
pp. 1072-1079

Optimal Negotiation of Multiple Issues in Incomplete Information Settings (Abstract)

Michael Wooldridge , University of Liverpool
Shaheen Fatima , University of Liverpool
Nicholas R. Jennings , University of Southampton
pp. 1080-1087
Session 8b: Learning

Communication for Improving Policy Computation in Distributed POMDPs (Abstract)

Makoto Yohoo , Kyushu University
Ranjit Nair , University of Southern California
Maayan Roth , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 1098-1105

Learning from Multiple Sources (Abstract)

Lu? Nunes , ISCTE/FEUP/LIACC-NIAD&R
Eugénio Oliveira , FEUP/LIACC-NIAD&R
pp. 1106-1113

Learning to Communicate and Act Using Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning (Abstract)

Mohammad Ghavamzadeh , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Sridhar Mahadevan , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
pp. 1114-1121

Multi-Agent Patrolling with Reinforcement Learning (Abstract)

Vincent Corruble , Universit? Paris 6
Bohdana Ratitch , McGill University
Hugo Santana , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Geber Ramalho , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
pp. 1122-1129
Session 8c: Agent-Based Deployed Applications

Agent-Based Approach to Dynamic Meeting Scheduling Problems (Abstract)

Xavier Défago , Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency
Ahlem Ben Hassine , Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Tu Bao Ho , Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 1132-1139

COORDINATORS: Coordination Managers for First Responders (Abstract)

Valerie Guralnik , Honeywell Laboratories
John Phelps , Honeywell Laboratories
Ryan VanRiper , Honeywell Laboratories
Thomas Wagner , Honeywell Laboratories
pp. 1140-1147

Embedded Agents for District Heating Management (Abstract)

Paul Davidsson , Blekinge Institute of Technology
Fredrik Wernstedt , Blekinge Institute of Technology
pp. 1148-1155
Session 8d: Simulation and Modeling

Botticelli: A Supply Chain Management Agent (Abstract)

V. Naroditskiy , Brown University
M. Benisch , Brown University
R. Lederman , Brown University
M. Tschantz , Brown University
I. Grypari , Brown University
A. Greenwald , Brown University
pp. 1174-1181

RedAgent-2003: An Autonomous Market-Based Supply-Chain Management Agent (Abstract)

Philipp W. Keller , McGill University
Doina Precup , McGill University
Felix-Olivier Duguay , McGill University
pp. 1182-1189

Cell Modeling Using Agent-Based Formalisms (Abstract)

Kenneth Webb , Sussex University
Tony White , Carleton University
pp. 1190-1196

Fitting and Compilation of Multiagent Models through Piecewise Linear Functions (Abstract)

Stacy C. Marsella , University of Southern California
David V. Pynadath , University of Southern California
pp. 1197-1204
Software Demonstrations

Demonstration of the Secure Wireless Agent Testbed (SWAT) (PDF)

Jacob Warren , Drexel University
Saturnino Garcia , Drexel University
Vincent Cicirello , Drexel University
Joseph Kopena , Drexel University
Max Peysakhov , Drexel University
Joshua Shaffer , Drexel University
William Regli , Drexel University
Evan Sultanik , Drexel University
Andy Mroczkowski , Drexel University
Moshe Kam , Drexel University
Kyle Usbeck , Drexel University
David Dorsey , Drexel University
Kris Malfettone , Drexel University
Andrew Burnheimer , Drexel University
Gaurav Naik , Drexel University
Kenneth Tsang , Drexel University
Gustave Anderson , Drexel University
Leonardo Urbano , Drexel University
pp. 1214-1215

The Autonomous Sciencecraft Experiment Onboard the EO-1 Spacecraft (PDF)

Rebecca Castano , California Institute of Technology
Rob Sherwood , California Institute of Technology
Ashley Davies , California Institute of Technology
Daniel Tran , California Institute of Technology
Benjamin Cichy , California Institute of Technology
Gregg Rabideau , California Institute of Technology
Steve Chien , California Institute of Technology
pp. 1216-1217
Session 1a: Complex Systems

Incorporating Prediction Facilities to Autonomous Systems (PDF)

Rafael Morales , Campus de Teatinos s/n
Marlon Núñez , Campus de Teatinos s/n
pp. 1224-1225

Verifying and Explaining Agent Behavior in an Implemented Agent System (PDF)

Dung N. Lam , University of Texas at Austin
K. Suzanne Barber , University of Texas at Austin
pp. 1226-1227

Adaptive, Distributed Control of Constrained Multi-Agent Systems (PDF)

David H. Wolpert , NASA Ames Research Center
Stefan Bieniawski , Stanford University
pp. 1230-1231

Emergence of Control in a Large-Scale Society of Economic Physical Agents (PDF)

Hans Akkermans , Free University Amsterdam VUA
Koen Kok , ECN
Jos Schreinemakers , Free University Amsterdam
pp. 1232-1234
Session 1b: Agent Communication Languages

Multi-Agent Physical A* Using Large Pheromones (PDF)

Israel A. Wagner , Bar Ilan University
Ariel Felner , Bar Ilan University
Yaron Shoshani , Bar Ilan University
Alfred M. Bruckstein , Bar Ilan University
pp. 1236-1237

A Dialogue Game to Offer an Agreement to Disagree (PDF)

Henk-Jan Lebbink , Utrecht/Radboud University
John-Jules Meyer , Utrecht University
Cilia Witteman , Radboud University
pp. 1238-1239

Locutions for Argumentation in Agent Interaction Protocols (PDF)

Simon Parsons , City University of New York at Brooklyn
Peter McBurney , University of Liverpool
pp. 1240-1241

Representing Agent Interaction Protocols with Agent UML (PDF)

Marc-Philippe Huget , Leibniz-IMAG/MAGMA
James Odell , James Odell Associates
pp. 1244-1245
Session 1c: Mechanism Design

Risk Management Methods for Speculative Actions (PDF)

Takuya Murao , Osaka City University
Yasuhiko Kitamura , Kwansei Gakuin University
pp. 1250-1251

Reaching Diagnostic Agreement in Multi-Agent Diagnosis (PDF)

Annette ten Teije , Free University
Nico Roos , Universiteit Maastricht
Cees Witteveen , Delft University of Technology
pp. 1256-1257

Merging Globally Rigid Formations of Mobile Autonomous Agents (PDF)

A. Stephen Morse , Yale University
Tolga Eren , Columbia University
Brian D.O. Anderson , Australian National University and National ICT Australia
Peter N. Belhumeur , Columbia University
Walter Whiteley , York University
pp. 1260-1261
Session 1d: Synthetic Agents (I)

Persona-AIML: An Architecture Developing Chatterbots with Personality (PDF)

Fl?via A. Barros , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Andr? M. M. Neves , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Adjamir M. Galv? , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Geber L. Ramalho , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
pp. 1266-1267

Towards Smart Embodiment for Virtual Agents (PDF)

Sheryl Brahnam , Southwest Missouri State University
pp. 1268-1269

On the Role of Knowledge in Multi-Agent Opportunism (PDF)

James H. Lawton , US Air Force Research Laboratory
Carmel Domshlak , Cornell University
pp. 1270-1271

Automated Conversion and Simplification of Plan Representations (PDF)

Martin Allen , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Shlomo Zilberstein , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
pp. 1272-1273

Policy Driven Systems for Dynamic Security Reconfiguration (PDF)

Yanmin Xi , Queen Mary, University of London
Stefan Poslad , Queen Mary, University of London
Juan Jim Tan , Queen Mary, University of London
pp. 1274-1275
Session 2b: Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce

Agent-Based Global Transportation Scheduling in Military Logistics (PDF)

Don Perugini , Defence, Science and Technology Organisation
Adrian Pearce , University of Melbourne
Leon Sterling , University of Melbourne
Dale Lambert , Defence, Science and Technology Organisation
pp. 1278-1279

Combinatorial Auctions and Knapsack Problems (PDF)

Terence Kelly , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
pp. 1280-1281
Session 2c: Coordination

Learning Cooperation through Bidding (PDF)

Ron Sun , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Dehu Qi , Lamar University
pp. 1290-1291

A Sociological Framework for Multiagent Systems (PDF)

Wynn C. Stirling , Brigham Young University
pp. 1292-1293

A Case Study of Organizational Effects in a Distributed Sensor Network (PDF)

Victor Lesser , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Roger Mailler , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Bryan Horling , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
pp. 1294-1295

Organization-Based Coalition Formation (PDF)

Victor Lesser , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Sherief Abdallah , University of Massachusetts at Amherst
pp. 1296-1297
Session 2d: Synthetic Agents (II)

From Motion Control to Emotion Influence: Controlling Autonomous Synthetic Characters in a Computer Game (PDF)

Marco Vala , IST-Technical University of Lisbon and INESC-ID
Rui Prada , IST-Technical University of Lisbon and INESC-ID
Ana Paiva , IST-Technical University of Lisbon and INESC-ID
pp. 1302-1303

Influences and Embodied Conversational Agents (PDF)

Myriam Lamolle , IUT of Montreuil and University Paris VIII
Vincent Maya , IUT of Montreuil and University Paris VIII
Catherine Pelachaud , IUT of Montreuil and University Paris VIII
pp. 1306-1307

Identifying Human Interactions in Indoor Environments (PDF)

Anand Panangadan , University of Southern California
Maja Mataric , University of Southern California
Gaurav Sukhatme , University of Southern California
pp. 1308-1309
Session 4a: Agents and Networks

Resource Allocation in the Grid Using Reinforcement Learning (PDF)

Karl Czajkowski , University of Southern California
Kristina Lerman , University of Southern California
Aram Galstyan , University of Southern California
pp. 1314-1315

An Infrastructure for the Semantic Integration of FIPA Compliant Agent Platforms (PDF)

?nder G? , Ege University
R?za Cenk Erdur , Ege University
Oğuz Dikenelli , Ege University
İnan? Seylan , Ege University
pp. 1316-1317

Agent Based Dynamic Service Synthesis in Large-Scale Open Environments: Experiences from the Agentcities Testbed (PDF)

Steven Willmott , University Polit?cnica de Catalunya
Ion Constantinescu , Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
David Bonnefoy , Motorola
Simon Thompson , BT Exact
Tianning Zhang , Agentscape
Jonathan Dale , Fujitsu
pp. 1318-1319

Groups of Collaborating Users and Agents in Ambient Intelligent Environments (PDF)

Jan M.V. Misker , Delft University of Technology
Cor J. Veenman , Delft University of Technology
Leon J.M. Rothkrantz , Delft University of Technology
pp. 1320-1321

Selfish Sensors in Wireless Micro-Sensor Networks (PDF)

Esther David , Electronics and Computer Science
Nicholas R. Jennings , Electronics and Computer Science
Alex Rogers , Electronics and Computer Science
pp. 1322-1323
Session 4b: Multi-Agent Issues and Learning

Improving the Learning Rate by Inducing a Transition Model (PDF)

Robert Bridle , Australian National University
Eric McCreath , Australian National University
pp. 1330-1331

Improving Sequence Recognition for Learning the Behavior of Agents (PDF)

Yoav Horman , Bar-Ilan University
Gal A. Kaminka , Bar-Ilan University
pp. 1332-1333

Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning in Communication-Mediated Multiagent Coordination (PDF)

Michael Rovatsos , Technical University of Munich
Gerhard Weiss , Technical University of Munich
Felix Fischer , Technical University of Munich
pp. 1334-1335

Agent-Based Peer-to-Peer Service Networks: A Study of Effectiveness and Structure Evolution (PDF)

Yathiraj B. Udupi , North Carolina State University
Munindar P. Singh , North Carolina State University
Pinar Yolum , Vrije University
pp. 1336-1337

Time-Extended Policies in Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning (PDF)

Adrian K. Agogino , University of California at Santa Cruz
Kagan Tumer , NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 1338-1339
Session 4c: Coalitions

Efficient Mechanisms for Multiagent Plan Merging (PDF)

Jeffrey S. Cox , University of Michigan
Edmund H. Durfee , University of Michigan
pp. 1342-1343

A Study of Limited-Precision, Incremental Elicitation in Auctions (PDF)

Craig Boutilier , University of Toronto
Alexander Kress , University of Toronto
pp. 1344-1345

Experiments with Planning and Markets in Multiagent Systems (PDF)

Naveenkumar Muguda , North Carolina State University
Peter R. Wurman , North Carolina State University
R. Michael Young , North Carolina State University
pp. 1346-1347

Multi-Agent Team Re-Formation and League Ranking (PDF)

Gal Kaminka , Bar Ilan University
Onn Shehory , IBM Haifa Research Labs
Eran Shoham , Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
pp. 1348-1349

Negotiating Gestalt: Artistic Expression and Coalition Formation in Multiagent Systems (PDF)

Sheelagh Carpendale , University of Calgary
Kaye Mason , University of Calgary
Jörg Denzinger , University of Calgary
pp. 1350-1351

From Global Selective Perception to Local Selective Perception (PDF)

Nicolas Bernier , Laval University
Sébastien Paquet , Laval University
Brahim Chaib-draa , Laval University
pp. 1352-1353
Session 4d: Logic and Formal methods

Pigeon: A Specification Language for Mobile Agent Applications (PDF)

Shinichi Honiden , National Institute of Informatics and University of Tokyo
Akihiko Ohsuga , Toshiba Corporation
Yasuyuki Tahara , National Institute of Informatics
pp. 1356-1357

Social Viewpoints on Multiagent Systems (PDF)

Luigi Sauro , Università di Torino
Guido Boella , Università di Torino
pp. 1358-1359

Managing Multi-Agent Coordination, Planning, and Scheduling (PDF)

Wei Chen , University of Delaware
Keith S. Decker , University of Delaware
pp. 1360-1361

Commitments for Flexible Business Processes (PDF)

Amit K. Chopra , North Carolina State University
Munindar P. Singh , North Carolina State University
pp. 1362-1363

A Semantic Approach for Designing Commitment Protocols (PDF)

Ashok U. Mallya , North Carolina State University
Munindar P. Singh , North Carolina State University
pp. 1364-1365

Decentralized Resource Control for Multi-Agent Systems (PDF)

Xinghui Zhao , University of Saskatchewan
Gul A. Agha , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
null Indratmo , University of Saskatchewan
Nadeem Jamali , University of Saskatchewan
pp. 1366-1367
Session 5a: Negotiation (I)

Motion and Episode Models for (Simulated) Football Games: Acquisition, Representation, and Use (PDF)

Michael Beetz , Technische Universität München
Thomas Stammeier , Technische Universität München
Sven Flossmann , Technische Universität München
pp. 1370-1371

MinneTAC Sales Strategies for Supply Chain TAC (PDF)

Steven Damer , University of Minnesota
Wolfgang Ketter , University of Minnesota
Colin McMillen , University of Minnesota
Elena Kryzhnyaya , University of Minnesota
Amrudin Agovic , University of Minnesota
John Collins , University of Minnesota
Maria Gini , University of Minnesota
pp. 1372-1373

Interactive POMDPs: Properties and Preliminary Results (PDF)

Piotr J. Gmytrasiewicz , University of Illinois at Chicago
Prashant Doshi , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 1374-1375

Negotiation to Improve Role Adoption in Organizations (PDF)

Henry Hexmoor , University of Arkansas
Asad Rahman , University of Arkansas
pp. 1376-1377
Session 5b: Agent Programming Languages

Multiagent Self-Assembly Simulation Environment (PDF)

Geoff James , CSIRO Centre for Intelligent Systems Design
Philip Valencia , CSIRO Centre for Intelligent Systems Design
Ying Guo , CSIRO Centre for Intelligent Systems Design
Geoff Poulton , CSIRO Centre for Intelligent Systems Design
Vadim Gerasimov , CSIRO Centre for Intelligent Systems Design
pp. 1382-1383

High-Level Behavior Programming (PDF)

Thuc Vu , Carnegie Mellon University
Manuela Veloso , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 1384-1385

Mobile Multi-Agent Systems: A Programming Language and Its Semantics (PDF)

Patrick Baillot , LIPN - UMR7030 and University of Paris 13
Amal El Fallah-Seghrouchni , LIP6 - UMR7606 and University of Paris 6
Christophe Fouqueré , LIPN - UMR7030 and University of Paris 13
Alexandru Suna , LIP6 - UMR7606 and University of Paris 6
pp. 1386-1387

Accurate and Flexible Simulation for Dynamic, Vision-Centric Robots (PDF)

Jared Go , Carnegie Mellon University
Manuela Veloso , Carnegie Mellon University
Brett Browning , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 1388-1389

STAPLE: An Agent Programming Language Based on the Joint Intention Theory (PDF)

Philip R. Cohen , Oregon Health & Science University
Sanjeev Kumar , Oregon Health & Science University
pp. 1390-1391
Session 5c: Artificial Social Systems (I)

The Effect of Policies for Selecting the Solution of a DisCSP on Privacy Loss (PDF)

Vaibhav Rajeshirke , Florida Institute of Technology
Marius-Călin Silaghi , Florida Institute of Technology
pp. 1396-1397

Secure Computation for Combinatorial Auctions and Market Exchanges (PDF)

Josiane Nzouonta , Florida Institute of Technology
Makoto Yokoo , NTT Communication Science Laboratories
Marius-Călin Silaghi , Florida Institute of Technology
pp. 1398-1399

Adapting Agent Expertise Based on Future Expectations (PDF)

Sabyasachi Saha , University of Tulsa
Dipyaman Banerjee , University of Tulsa
Sandip Sen , University of Tulsa
pp. 1400-1401
Session 5d: Social Reasoning

Pattern Formation in Mobile Computational Particles with Minimal Capabilities (PDF)

Matteo Vasirani , Universit? di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Franco Zambonelli , Universit? di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Marco Mamei , Universit? di Modena e Reggio Emilia
pp. 1406-1407

Representational Content and the Reciprocal Interplay of Agent and Environment (PDF)

Jan Treur , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Utrecht University
Catholijn M. Jonker , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Tibor Bosse , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
pp. 1408-1409

Analysis of Efficiency and Accuracy of Learning in Minoriy Games (PDF)

Koichi Kurumatani , CARC, AIST & CREST, JST
Tomohisa Yamashita , CARC, AIST & CREST, JST
Kiyoshi Izumi , CARC, AIST & CREST, JST
pp. 1410-1411

Model Sharing in Multiagent Systems (PDF)

Gordon McCalla , University of Saskatchewan
Olayide Olorunleke , University of Saskatchewan
pp. 1412-1413
Session 6a: Argumentation

Solving Combinatorial Exchanges: Optimality via a Few Partial Bids (PDF)

Tuomas Sandholm , Carnegie Mellon University
Subhash Suri , University of California at Santa Barbara
Anshul Kothari , University of California at Santa Barbara
pp. 1418-1419

Towards the Application of Argumentation-Based Dialogues for Education (PDF)

Elizabeth Sklar , Columbia University
Simon Parsons , City University of New York at Brooklyn
pp. 1420-1421

Logic of Argumentation based on Tetralemma with an Eastern Mind (PDF)

Hajime Sawamura , Niigata University
Edwin D. Mares , Victoria University of Wellington
pp. 1422-1423

Demonstrating Social Error Recovery with AgentFactory (PDF)

Rem Collier , University College Dublin
Robert Ross , Universität Bremen
G.M.P. O?Hare , University College Dublin
pp. 1424-1425

A Dynamic Pricing Mechanisms for P2P Referral Systems (PDF)

Bin Yu , Carnegie Mellon University
Cuihong Li , Carnegie Mellon University
Katia Sycara , Carnegie Mellon University
Munindar P. Singh , North Carolina State University
pp. 1426-1427

Preference Elicitation without Numbers (PDF)

M.C. Schut , Vrije Universiteit
P.H.M.P. Roelofsma , Vrije Universiteit
pp. 1428-1429
Session 6b: Auctions (II)

Revenue Maximising Agendas for Sequential English Auctions (PDF)

Shaheen Fatima , University of Liverpool
Nicholas R. Jennings , University of Southampton
Michael Wooldridge , University of Liverpool
pp. 1432-1433

Flexible Agent Dialogue Strategies and Societal Communication Protocols (PDF)

Nicolas Maudet , Université ParisIX-Dauphine
Antonis Kakas , University of Cyprus
Pavlos Moraitis , University of Cyprus
pp. 1434-1435

A Bayes Net Approach to Argumentation (PDF)

Sandip Sen , University of Tulsa
Sabyasachi Saha , University of Tulsa
pp. 1436-1437

Bilateral Bargaining in a One-to-Many Bargaining Setting (PDF)

Han La Poutré , CWI and Eindhoven University of Technology
pp. 1438--1439

Agent-Based Supply Chain Management: Bidding for Customer Orders (PDF)

Peter Stone , University of Texas at Austin
David Pardoe , University of Texas at Austin
pp. 1442-1443
Session 6c: Artificial Social Systems (II)

Investigation of Reduction of Traffic Congestion with Route Information Sharing (PDF)

Koichi Kurumatani , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Kiyoshi Izumi , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Tomohisa Yamashita , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
pp. 1446-1447

Interac-DEC-MDP: Towards the Use of Interactions in DEC-MDP (PDF)

Christine Bourjot , Campus Scientifique
Vincent Thomas , Campus Scientifique
Vincent Chevrier , Campus Scientifique
pp. 1450-1451

Identifying Opportunities and Constraints for Goal Achievement through Relationship Analysis (PDF)

Michael Luck , University of Southampton
Mark d?Inverno , University of Westminister
Ronald Ashri , University of Southampton
pp. 1452-1453

Contract Model for Agent Mediated Electronic Commerce (PDF)

E. Dubois , Centre de Recherche Public - Henri Tudor
O. Boissier , SMA/G2I - ENSM Saint-Etienne
D. Khadraoui , Centre de Recherche Public - Henri Tudor
B. Gâteau , Centre de Recherche Public - Henri Tudor
pp. 1454-1455

Extending the Gaia Methodology with Agent-UML (PDF)

Alvaro E. Arenas , CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Juan C. García-Ojeda , Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga
José de J. Pérez-Alcázar , Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga
pp. 1456-1457
Session 6d: Ontologies

Multi-Agent Service Description/Discovery Games (PDF)

Jun Wang , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Les Gasser , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 1460-1461

A Multi-Agent System for Automatically Resolving Network Interoperability Problems (PDF)

Aaron Steinfeld , Carnegie Mellon University
Austin Fath , Carnegie Mellon University
Daniel Siewiorek , Carnegie Mellon University
Joseph A. Giampapa , Carnegie Mellon University
Katia Sycara , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 1462-1463

Building a Multi-Agent System for Automatic Negotiation in Web Service Applications (PDF)

Esma Aïmeur , Université de Montréal
Ambroise Ncho , Université de Montréal
pp. 1466-1467

ACCESS: An Agent-Based Membrane for the Rapid Deployment of Context Sensitive Services. (PDF)

C. Muldoon , University College Dublin
R. Collier , University College Dublin
D. Phelan , University College Dublin
R. Strahan , University College Dublin
G.M.P. O?Hare , University College Dublin
pp. 1468-1469

Designing Multiagent Decision Support System — The Case of Transportation Management (PDF)

S. Ossowski , Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
J.M. Serrano , Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
M.V. Belmonte , Universidad de Málaga
J.Z. Hernández , Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
J.M. Maseda , LABEIN, Technological Centre
A.M. García-Serrano , Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
J.L. Pérez-de-la-Cruz , Universidad de Málaga
A. Fernández , Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
pp. 1470-1471
Session 7a: Scalability and Performance

Diagnosing a Team of Agents: Scaling-Up (PDF)

Meir Kalech , Bar Ilan University
Gal A. Kaminka , Bar Ilan University
pp. 1474-1475

A Fluid Dynamics Approach to Multi-Robot Chemical Plume Tracing (PDF)

Dimitri Zarzhitsky , University of Wyoming
William M. Spears , University of Wyoming
Diana F. Spears , University of Wyoming
David R. Thayer , University of Wyoming
pp. 1476-1477

On Communication in Distributed Constraint Satisfaction (PDF)

Milind Tambe , University of Southern California
Hyuckchul Jung , Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
pp. 1480-1481

Towards Robust Multi-Agent Systems: Handling Communication Exceptions in Double Auctions (PDF)

Mark Klein , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Simon Parsons , City University of New York at Brooklyn
pp. 1482-1483

Agent Community Based Peer-to-Peer Information Retrieval (PDF)

Koichiro Takaki , Kyushu University
Makoto Amamiya , Kyushu University
Tsunenori Mine , Kyushu University
Daisuke Matsuno , Kyushu University
pp. 1484-1485

Agents Swarming in Semantic Spaces to Corroborate Hypotheses (PDF)

Paul Chiusano , University of Michigan
Sven Brueckner , Altarum Institute
Peter Weinstein , Altarum Institute
H. Van Parunak , Altarum Institute
pp. 1488-189

Localizing and Tracking with a Reactive Multi-Agent System (PDF)

François Charpillet , INRIA, LORIA UMR
Vincent Chevrier , UHP-Nancy 1 and LORIA UMR
Franck Gechter , UHP-Nancy 1 and LORIA UMR
pp. 1490-1491
Session 7b: Agent-Oriented Software Engineering

Towards a Methodology for Developing Agent-Based Simulations: The MASim Methodology (PDF)

Anne M. P. Canuto , Federal University of RN
Andr? M. C. Campos , Federal University of RN
Jorge H. C. Fernandes , Federal University of RN
pp. 1494-1495

Agent Oriented Design Patterns: A Case Study (PDF)

Sylvain Sauvage , Université de Caen and Université de Neuchâtel
pp. 1496-1497

Allocating Roles in Extreme Teams (PDF)

Milind Tambe , University of Southern California
Paul Scerri , Carnegie Mellon University
Stephen Okamoto , University of Southern California
Alessandro Farinelli , University of Rome
pp. 1502-1503

Role-Based Approaches for Agent Development (PDF)

Letizia Leonardi , Universit? di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Franco Zambonelli , Universit? di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Luca Ferrari , Universit? di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Giacomo Cabri , Universit? di Modena e Reggio Emilia
pp. 1504-1505

Cooperative Agent Model within ADELFE Framework: An Application to a Timetabling Problem (PDF)

Marie-Pierre Gleizes , IRIT - Université Paul Sabatier
Gauthier Picard , IRIT - Université Paul Sabatier
Carole Bernon , IRIT - Université Paul Sabatier
pp. 1506-1507

Applying ADELFE Methodology to a Mechanism Design Problem (PDF)

Davy Capera , IRIT — Université Paul Sabatier
Marie-Pierre Gleizes , IRIT — Université Paul Sabatier
Gauthier Picard , IRIT — Université Paul Sabatier
pp. 1508-1509

Using ECA Rules to Implement Mobile Query Agents for Fast-Evolving Pure P2P Networks (PDF)

Aris Tsois , National Technical University of Athens
Verena Kantere , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 1510-1511
Session 7c: Agency and Autonomy

Mapping Mental States into Propositional Planning (PDF)

Avelino F. Zorzo , PUCRS, Brazil
Michael C. Móra , PUCRS, Brazil
Felipe R. Meneguzzi , CPSE, PUCRS, Brazil
pp. 1514-1515

Reinforcement Learning for Stochastic Cooperative Multi-Agent Systems (PDF)

Martin Riedmiller , University of Osnabrück
Martin Lauer , University of Osnabrück
pp. 1516-1517

Toward Intelligent Agents on Quantum Computers (PDF)

Matthias Klusch , German Research Center for Artifical Intelligence
pp. 1518-1519

Motivation-Based Selection of Negotiation Partners (PDF)

Michael Luck , University of Southampton
Steve Munroe , University of Southampton
Mark d?Inverno , University of Westminster
pp. 1520-1521

On Ability to Autonomously Execute Agent Programs with Sensing (PDF)

Hector J. Levesque , University of Toronto
Yves Lespérance , York University
Sebastian Sardiña , University of Toronto
Giuseppe De Giacomo , Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
pp. 1522-1523

A Theoretical Analysis of Multi-Agent Patrolling Strategies (PDF)

Francois Semp? , Université of Paris 6
Geber Ramalho , University Federal de Pernambuco
Yann Chevaleyre , Lamsade - Université of Paris 9
pp. 1524-1525
Session 7d: Architectures and Applications II

Physicomimetics for Mobile Robot Formations (PDF)

Diana F. Spears , University of Wyoming
Rodney Heil , University of Wyoming
William M. Spears , University of Wyoming
Dimitri Zarzhitsky , University of Wyoming
pp. 1528-1529

Reporters, Editors and Presenters: Using Embodied Agents to Report on Online Computer Games (PDF)

Steve Benford , University of Nottingham
Brian Logan , University of Nottingham
Dan Fielding , University of Nottingham
Mike Fraser , University of Nottingham
pp. 1530-1531

Field-Based Motion Coordination in Quake 3 Arena (PDF)

Marco Mamei , Universit? di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Franco Zambonelli , Universit? di Modena e Reggio Emilia
pp. 1532-1533

A Study of Marginal Performance Properties in Robotic Groups (PDF)

Avi Rosenfeld , Bar Ilan University
Gal A. Kaminka , Bar Ilan University
Sarit Kraus , Bar Ilan University
pp. 1536-1537

Distributed Path Planning for Robots in Dynamic Environments Using a Pervasive Embedded Network (PDF)

Tucker R. Balch , Georgia Institute of Technology
Keith J. O?Hara , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 1538-1539
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