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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: AAMAS 2010 Workshop Agents and Multi Agent Systems

http://www.cse.yorku.ca/AAMAS2010/

Call for Papers-AAMAS 2010
   The 9th International Conference on Agents and Multi Agent Systems
                             Toronto, Canada

Important dates:
Conference:                                     May 10 - 14, 2010
Electronic Abstract Submission:                 October 8, 2009
Full Paper Submission:                          October 13, 2009
Author Notification:                            December 18, 2009

Collocated with KR2, NMR, ICAPS, FOIS, (all in Toronto) and DL 2010 (in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada)
Expanded and latest information: http://www.cse.yorku.ca/AAMAS2010/

INTRODUCTION 

AAMAS is the leading scientific conference for research in autonomous
agents and multiagent systems. The AAMAS conference series was
initiated in 2002 by merging three highly-respected meetings: International
Conference on Multi-Agent Systems (ICMAS); International Workshop on
Agent Theories, Architectures, and Languages (ATAL); and International
Conference on Autonomous Agents (AA). The aim of the joint conference
is to provide a single, high-profile, internationally-respected
archival forum for scientific research in the theory and practice of
autonomous agents and multiagent systems. AAMAS-2010 is the Ninth
conference in the AAMAS series, following enormously successful
previous conferences, and will be held at the Sheraton Centre Toronto
Hotel in downtown Toronto. See http://www.ifaamas.org for more
information on the AAMAS conference series.

SUBMISSION DETAILS

AAMAS-2010 seeks high-quality submissions of full papers, limited to 8
pages in length. Submissions will be rigorously peer reviewed and
evaluated on the basis of originality, soundness, significance,
presentation, understanding of the state of the art, and overall
quality of their technical contribution. Reviews will be double blind;
authors must avoid including anything that can be used to identify
them. Where submission is for full (8 page) papers only, in some 
cases they may be accepted as 2 page extended abstracts For formatting 
instructions, please refer to the conference page.

In addition to submissions in the main track, AAMAS is soliciting
papers in two special tracks on robotics, and on virtual agents (see
below). The review process for the special tracks will be the same as
for the main track, but with specially-selected program committee
members.

Special Track on Robotics (Chair: Michael Beetz):
Papers on theory and applications concerning single and multiple
robots will be welcome, namely those focusing on real robots
interacting with their surrounding environments. The goal is to foster
interaction between researchers on agent and robotics systems, so as
to provide a cradle for cross-fertilization of concepts from both
fields.

Special Track on Virtual Agents (Chair: Stacy Marsella):
Virtual agents are embodied agents in interactive virtual or physical
environments that emulate human-like behavior. We encourage papers on
the design, implementation, and evaluation of virtual agents as well
as challenging applications featuring them. The goal is to provide an
opportunity for interaction and cross-fertilization between the AAMAS
community and researchers working on virtual agents and to strengthen
links between the two communities.

In addition to the conference papers, presented in parallel
technical sessions, AAMAS-2010 will include:
    o Industry and Applications track
    o Demonstrations
    o Posters presentations for full papers and extended abstracts
    o Invited talks and panel discussions

The submission processes for the demonstration and industry tracks are
separate from the main paper submission process.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE 

    General Chairs:  Michael Luck and Sandip Sen
    Program Chairs:  Wiebe van der Hoek and Gal A. Kaminka
    Local Organization Chair: Yves Lesperance

A list of the other members of the AAMAS-2010 Organizing Committee may
be found at http://www.cse.yorku.ca/AAMAS2010/