CALL FOR PAPERS
*** Submission DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 18th, 2015 ***
The International Workshop on
Optimisation in Multi-Agent Systems (OptMAS)
May 4-5, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey
in conjunction with AAMAS 2015
The OPTMAS workshop invites works from different strands of the multi-agent
systems community that pertain to the design of algorithms, models, and
techniques to deal with multi-agent optimisation problems. We will also
place a particular emphasis on DCR approaches, which include the modeling,
formulation and solution of DCR problems, including both Distributed
Constraint Satisfaction and Optimization problems.
* February, 18, 2015 - EXTENDED Submission of contributions to workshops
* March 6, 2015 - Workshop paper acceptance notification
* March 15, 2015 - Submission of camera-ready version
* May 4-5, 2015 - Workshop takes place in conjunction with AAMAS 2015
Topics include but are not limited to:
* Distributed constraint optimization/satisfaction
* Winner determination algorithms in auctions
* Coalition formation algorithms
* Algorithms to compute Nash and other equilibria in games
* Optimization under uncertainty
* Optimization with incomplete or dynamic input data
* Algorithms for real-time applications
* GPU for general purpose computations (GPGPU)
* Multi-core and many-core computing
* Cloud, distributed and grid computing
Participants should submit a paper (maximum 15 pages), describing their
work on one or more of the topics relevant to the workshop. Alternatively,
participants may submit a shorter paper (maximum 5 pages) presenting a
research statement or perspective on topics relevant to the workshop.
Accepted papers will be presented during the workshop and will be published
in the workshop proceedings.
Authors are requested to prepare their papers by following the LNCS
Springer instructions found at:http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html
All submissions are conducted via the OptMAS 2015 EasyChair website:
Submissions should include the name(s), affiliations, and email addresses
of all authors in the body of the email. We welcome the submission of
papers rejected from the AAMAS 2015 technical program. The deadline for
receipt of submissions is February 18, 2015. Papers received after this
date may not be reviewed.
Submissions will be refereed on the basis of technical quality, novelty,
significance, and clarity. Each submission will be thoroughly reviewed by
at least two program committee members.
For questions about the submission process, contact the workshop co-chairs.
Papers will be reviewed by at least 2 program committee members. Criteria
for selection of papers will include: technical quality, novelty,
significance, and clarity.
Pre-proceedings containing all accepted papers are provided electronically
on a USB stick as a part of the AAMAS workshop registration package. Best
papers from OptMAS 2008 and OptMAS 2009 were selected for publication in
the special issue on Optimisation in Multi-Agent System of the Journal of
Autonomous and Multiagent Systems. Best papers from OptMAS 2011 and 2012
were invited to submit to a special issue on Optimisation in Multi-Agent
System of the Computer Journal. We plan to continue this initiative for the
current and next editions.
* Dr. Archie Chapman, University of Sydney.
* Dr. Marc Pujol-Gonzalez, IIIA-CSIC.
* Dr. Meritxell Vinyals, CEA-LIST.
* Dr. William Yeoh, New Mexico State University.
* Dr. Roie Zivan, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
* Bo An, Nanyang Technological University
* Tal Grinshpoun, Ariel University
* Valentin Robu, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
* Juan Antonio Rodriguez Aguilar, IIIA-CSIC
* Robert N. Lass, Drexel University
* Kate Larson, University of Waterloo
* Hala Mostafa, SMU
* Matthew E. Taylor, Washington State University
* Ana L. C. Bazzan, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
* Sven Koenig, University of Southern California
* Talal Rahwan, University of Southampton
* Marius Silaghi, FIT
* Tomas Klos, Delft University of Technology
* Francisco Cruz, IIIA-CSIC
* Patricia Gutierrez, IIIA CSIC
* Christopher Kiekintveld, University of Texas at El Paso
* Jesus Cerquides, IIIA-CSIC
* Toni Penya-Alba, IIIA-CSIC
* Katsutoshi Hirayama, Kobe University
* Mohamed Wahbi, Insight, University College Cork
* Harel Yedidsion, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
* Onn Shehory, IBM Haifa Research Lab
* Luke Teacy, University of Southampton
* Gauthier Picard, ENS Mines Saint-Etienne
* Fei Fang, University of Southern California
* Filippo Bistaffa, University Of Verona
* Tom Holvoet, Dept. of Computer Science, K.U.Leuven
* Alessandro Farinelli, Verona University
* Cédric Herpson, LIP6, University Pierre and Marie Curie
* Kagan Tumer, Oregon State University
* Logan Yliniemi, Oregon State University
* Pedro Meseguer, IIIA - CSIC
* Makoto Yokoo, Kyushu University
* Yoonheui Kim, University of Massachusetts
* Jose Luis Fernandez-Marquez, University of Geneva
* Amnon Meisels, Ben-Gurion University
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