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AISB event Bulletin Item


Tenth European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems


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 (following Maastricht, The Netherlands,
2011; Paris, France, 2010; Aiya Napa, Cyprus, 2009; Bath, England, 2008; Hammamet, Tunisia, 2007; 
Lisbon, Portugal, 2006; Brussels, Belgium, 2005; Barcelona, Spain, 2004; Oxford, England, 2003) 
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.

The workshop has no formal proceedings; it is intended primarily as a forum for interaction and 
discussion. The workshop will provide proceedings to registrants electronically (on a USB stick).  
Depending on the quality, we intend to invite a selection of extended versions of original (not 
previously published) submissions to be included in relevant journal special issues.


Abstracts due:           30 September 2012 (extended)
Full papers due:         03 October   2012 (extended)
Notification:            05 November  2012
Camera-ready submission: 21 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 


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

Programme Committee:

Alessandro Ricci, University of Bologna, Italy
Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni, LIP6 Univ. Pierre & Marie Curie, France
Andrea Omicini, Alma Mater Studiorum-Universita di Bologna, Italy,
Bernhard Bauer, Uni Augsburg, Germany
Brian Logan, University of Nottingham, UK
Chiara Ghidini, FBK-irst, Italy
Cristiano Castelfranchi, Inst. of Cognitive Sci. & Techn., Italy
Daniel Kudenko, University of York, UK
Danny Weyns, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Didac Busquets, Imperial College London, UK
Emma Norling, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Eugenio Oliveira, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Felipe Meneguzzi, PUCRS, Brazil
Flavio S Correa Da Silva, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Giuseppe Vizzari, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Guillaume Muller, AiRPX, France
Javier Carbo, Univ. Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
Joao Leite, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
John-Jules Meyer, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Jomi Fred Hubner, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Jordi Sabater-Mir, IIIA-CSIC, Spain
Juan Antonio Rodriguez Aguilar, IIIA-CSIC, Spain
Juergen Dix, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
Julian Padget, University of Bath, UK
Koen Hindriks, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Laurent Vercouter, LITIS Lab, INSA de Rouen, France
Marie-Pierre Gleizes, IRIT, France
Marina De Vos, University of Bath, UK
Mario Paolucci, ISTC-CNR, Italy
Martin Fredriksson, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Matteo Baldoni, Dipartimento di Informatica, Univ. di Torino, Italy
Michael Berger, Docuware AG, Germany
Michael Ignaz Schumacher, HES-SO, Switzerland
Murat Sensoy, University of Aberdeen, UK
Natasha Alechina, University of Nottingham, UK
Nicolas Maudet, LIP6 Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Nicoletta Fornara, Universita' della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland
Nir Oren, University of Aberdeen, UK
Oguz Dikenelli, Ege University, Turkey
Olivier Boissier, ENS Mines Saint-Etienne, France
Pablo Noriega, IIIA-CSIC, Spain
Paolo Giorgini, University of Trento, Italy
Paul Davidsson, Malmo University, Sweden
Regis Riveret, Imperial College London, UK
Ruben Fuentes-Fernandez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Santiago Ontanon, Drexel University, USA
Sarvapali Ramchurn, University of Southampton, UK
Simon Miles, King's College London, UK
Stephen Cranefield, University of Otago, New Zealand
Thomas Agotnes, University of Bergen, Norway
Tomas Klos, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Vicent Botti, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Vincent Chevrier, Nancy University, France
Wojciech Penczek, IPI PAN & Univ. of Natural Sciences & Humanities, Poland
Wojtek Jamroga, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg