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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: 10th European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems, 18-19 Dec 2012, Dublin, IRELAND


Research on multi-agent systems has shed light onto and provided solutions to many real-life 
problems. As the field matures, academics and industrialists benefit from European-based forums 
where state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice are presented and discussed. The EUMAS series 
of events have served this purpose and in this 10th edition we shall carry on in this tradition. 
The EUMAS series of workshops is primarily intended as a European forum at which researchers, and 
those interested in activities relating to research, in the area of autonomous agents and multi-
agent systems can meet, present (potentially preliminary) research results, problems, and issues 
in an open and informal but academic environment.


Submission of papers describing relevant preliminary or completed work are invited.  EUMAS welcomes
papers that are original, or are under submission, will be presented or have already been presented
at relevant international conferences.  The workshop is intended as a forum for interaction and 
discussion, and we especially invite submissions by students, who can receive valuable feedback 
from this discussion-oriented focus. Preliminary student work is welcome, as long as it possesses 
sufficient substance for serving as a basis for discussion.

All submissions should be formatted using Springer's LNCS style and have a maximum of 15 pages. We 
request the submission of title and abstract prior to the paper submission, to help meet the tight 
reviewing schedule.  Further submission details on how to submit abstracts and papers will appear 
soon on the page below.



Abstracts due:                                   14 September 2012

Full papers due:                                19 September 2012

Notification:                                       26 October 2012

Camera-ready submission:          23 November 2012

EUMAS 2012 workshop:                18-19 December 2012


University College Dublin (UCD) ( is a dynamic, modern university where 
cutting-edge research and scholarship provide a stimulating intellectual environment - the 
ideal surroundings for learning and discovery. It is located approx 8km from Dublin city centre 
and is served well by public bus routes. There are several hotels nearby. The School of Computer 
Science and Informatics ( has become established as the leading center for 
Computer Science in Ireland and was ranked 1st in ireland and in the top 30 in Europe in the 2011 
QS World University Rankings. Currently, there are approximately 30 full-time academic staff and 
120 full-time Ph.D. students. The workshop will be hosted internally within the School.


Topics include but are not limited to:

Action and Planning, Adaptation and Learning, Agent Architectures, Agent Programming Languages, 
Agents and Complex Systems, Agent Based Simulation, Ambient Intelligence, Applications, 
Argumentation, Autonomy, Bio-inspired Approaches to Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, Cognitive 
Models, Collective and Swarm Intelligence, Collective Intentionality, Communication, Competition, 
Complexity, Cooperation, Coordination, E-* Applications, Economic Models, Emergence, Emotion, 
Formal Models, Game Theoretic Models, Grid Computing, Methodologies, Negotiation, Organisations 
and Institutions, Proactivity and Reactivity, Protocols, Robotics, Self-organisation, Semantic Web 
Agents, Agent-based Service Oriented Computing, Agent-oriented Software Engineering, Standards, 
Teamwork, Theories of Agency, Tools, Trust and Reputation, Ubiquitous Computing, Verification, 
Virtual Agents.


General Chairs: 

Rem Collier, University College Dublin (Co-Chair)

Gregory O'Hare, University College Dublin (Co-Chair)

Program Chair: 

Wamberto Vasconcelos, University of Aberdeen, UK