Thursday, December 3, 2015

[DMANET] Call for Papers - the 7th Workshop on Cooperative Games and Multiagent Systems (CoopMAS 2016)

Call for papers

Please consider submitting your work to the CoopMAS 2016 workshop:
Aims and Focus

The use of cooperative game theory to study how agents should
cooperate and collaborate, along with the related topic of coalition
formation, has received growing attention from the multiagent systems,
game theory, and electronic commerce communities.

The workshop is intended to focus on topics in cooperation in
multi­agent systems, cooperative game theory, cooperative solution
concepts, coalition formation, and applications.

We encourage submission of papers describing original work, as well as
accepted AAMAS short papers, and work recently published in
conferences other than AAMAS. Topics of interest include, but are not
limited to:

- Cooperative game theory
- Coalition formation
- Joint decision making and voting
- Games on networks
- Game theoretic centrality
- Representation issues
- Negotiation
- Collaborative filtering
- Market and economics based cooperation
- Behavioral models for cooperative games
- Applications of cooperative solution concepts

The workshop should be of interest to researchers who study the
mathematical and algorithmic properties of cooperative games;
researchers interested in promoting cooperation in multiagent systems,
designing and implementing collaborating agents and mechanisms that
incentivize cooperation; and researchers studying the underlying
connections between cooperative game theory and other topics in game
theory and computer science.

We also welcome participants who are interested in applications of
cooperative game theory (for example, trading agents, recommender
systems, and energy and water management). In particular we encourage
submissions on empirical and experimental study of applying solution
concepts from cooperative game theory to real world problems.
Key dates

(may slightly change over the next month)

- Submission of contributions: February 1, 2016
- Acceptance notification: March 15, 2016
- Workshop: May 9-10, 2016

Submission Instructions

Submission must follow the Springer LNCS format (see­164­6­793341­0 for
formatting instructions) and should be a maximum of 15 pages.

Papers must be submitted in PDF through easychair:

CoopMAS is considered a non­archival venue and there are no published
proceedings, though informal proceedings will be distributed to all
workshop participants.

*This means that publishing a paper in CoopMAS should not prevent one
from submitting it to a conference or a journal at the same or later
time.* The requirement to use the LNCS format is imposed to ensure

Yair Zick (co­-chair), Carnegie Mellon University, USA.

Reshef Meir (co­-chair), Harvard University, USA.

Tomasz Michalak (co­-chair), University of Oxford, UK.

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