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2nd CFP: DESMA'07 - extended abstract deadline

EXTENDED Abstract Deadline: April,31

Submissions of papers: May, 7


 Third Edition of Taller en
DEsarrollo de Sistemas Multi-Agente (DESMA'07)

Promoted by: AgentCities.ES

DESMA'07 is a workshop included in 
II Congreso Espaol de Informtica

Zaragoza, 11 a 14 de Septiembre 2007

In the latest years, Agent Oriented Development has become a new Software Engineering paradigm. Agent concept provides a powerful abstraction tool in complex distributed systems construction. The Multiagent Software Development is achieving industrial reconnaissance thanks to the advances in supporting tools and methodologies.

The main aim of this workshop is to debate ideas and opinions, share experience and make public results related with practical experiences in Multiagent Systems (MAS) development.

In this edition, those papers related with MAS development will be specially valuated. So, if your investigation team has developed one of those systems, this can be a good forum to make people known.

In addition to software applications, Workshop Topics include, but are not limited to:

? Agent Oriented Methodologies for Analysis and Design. 
? Requirements specification and Analysis in Multiagent Systems (MAS).
? MAS-based Methods and development processes.
? MAS metamodelling.
? Model-Driven Architecture (MDA) for MAS.
? Verification and proof techniques for MAS.
? Formal methods for Agent Oriented systems.
? Reutilization issues in MAS.
? MAS application in industrial environments.
? Real Case studies.
? Problems in MAS applications. Proposed solutions.
? Experiences in MAS application.
? CASE tools for MAS support.
? MAS application to specific domains.
? Automatic code generation in MAS.
? Programming techniques in agent oriented languages.
? Technologies and notation related to MAS (MOF, UML, OCL, XMI).

Important dates:

? Abstract Submission deadline : Apr, 16 (Monday)
? Paper Submission deadline : May, 7 (Monday)
? Acceptance notification : Jun, 1 (Friday)
? Camera-ready due : Jun, 12
? Workshop date : September, 11

Paper submission guidelines:

Papers, written in English or Spanish, must follow the CEDI conference rules for sending and presentation.

The communication can be written in Word or Latex processors. Templates for both systems will be provided. Use instructions as well as an example file with all the presentation rules will be also available. Following all the rules is extremely important, in order to achieve homogeneity in Workshop Proceedings and in the Conference CD. This CD will contain all the works accepted in the main Conference: CEDI 2007.

Once the paper is finished, it must be transform to PDF format and sent to Program Committee using the Workshop web site: 

Accepted papers will be published in CEDI07 Proceedings. Each Workshop will have its own proceedings published by Thomson-Paraninfo, with ISBN. In addition, a CD or DVD with all the accepted papers will be published.

Latin-American participation in CEDI:

In order to encourage Latin-American participation in CEDI07, organising committee is trying to manage grants for Latin-American professors who have an accepted communication. The amount of the grant will be around 350?, which will finance the registration and the lodging (in a Resident for students in the Universidad de Zaragoza).
In addition, special discounts (30% or 25 %) from Iberia and Renfe for conference participants have been achieved. 

Program Committee:

? Amparo Alonso - Universidad de La Corua
? Josep Ll. Arcos - IIIA (CSIC)
? Juan A. Bota - Universidad de Murcia
? Juan C. Burguillo - Universidad de Vigo
? Javier Carb - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
? Juan M. Corchado - Universidad de Salamanca
? Rafael Corchuelo - Universidad de Sevilla
? Ulises Corts - Universidad Politcnica de Catalua
? Antonio Fernndez-Caballero - Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha
? Rubn Fuentes - Universidad Complutense de Madrid
? Luis A. Garca-Fernndez - Universidad Jaume I
? Ana Garca-Serrano - Universidad Politcnica de Madrid
? Alma Gmez - Universidad de vigo
? Sergio Ilarri - Universidad de Zaragoza
? Vicente J. Julian - Universidad Politcnica de Valencia
? Nicolas Kemper Valverde - Universidad Nacional Autnoma de Mxico
? Rosala Laza - Universidad de Vigo
? Beatriz Lpez - Universidad de Girona
? Jos M. Molina - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
? Antonio Moreno - Universidad Rovira i Virgili
? Juan Pavn Mestras - Universidad Complutense de Madrid
? Joaqun Pea - Universidad de Sevilla
? Viviane Torres Da Silva - Universidad Complutense de Madrid
? Aurora Vizcaino - Universidad de Castilla la Mancha

Organizing Committee:

Juan Carlos Gonzlez Moreno - Universidade de Vigo
Jorge Gmez Sanz - Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Pedro Cuesta Morales - Universidade de Vigo