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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: 11th European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems, 12-13 December 2013, Toulouse, FRANCE



In the last two decades, we have seen a significant increase of interest 
in agent-based computing. This field is now set to become one of the key 
technologies in the 21st century. It is crucial that both academics and 
industrialists within Europe have access to a forum at which current 
research and application issues are presented and discussed. Following in 
the tradition of past EUMAS (Oxford 2003, Barcelona 2004, Brussels 2005, 
Lisbon 2006, Hammamet 2007, Bath 2008, Agia Napa 2009, Paris 2010, 
Mastricht 2011, Dublin 2012), the aim of this Eleventh European Workshop 
on Multi-Agent Systems is to encourage and support activity in the 
research and development of multi-agent systems, in academic and 
industrial efforts. This workshop 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, could 
meet, present (potentially preliminary) research results, problems, and 
issues in an open and informal but academic environment. The scope of the 
event is defined as the scope of the International Journal on Autonomous 
Agents & Multi-agent Systems (JAAMAS), the International Conference on 
Autonomous Agents & Multi-agent Systems (AAMAS), and the European 
Association for Multiagent Systems (EURAMAS).


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, 
Logics for Multi-Agent Systems, Methodologies, Negotiation, Organisations 
and Institutions, Proactivity and Reactivity, Protocols, Robotics, 
Self-organisation, Semantic Web Agents, Agent-based Service Oriented 
Computing, Socio-technical Systems, Agent-oriented Software Engineering, 
Standards, Teamwork, Theories of Agency, Tools, Trust and Reputation, 
Ubiquitous Computing, Verification, Virtual Agents.


The sixth LAMAS workshop (Logical Aspects of Multi-Agent Systems) will be 
colocated with EUMAS-2013, as a special session. (See 
http://icr.uni.lu/lamas2012/cfp.html for the previous edition of the LAMAS 
workshop). The submission of papers to the LAMAS special session is 
subject to the same requirements as the submission of papers to the 
EUMAS-2013 normal track. Topics of interest for the LAMAS special session 
include but are not limited to: - Logical systems for specification, 
analysis, and reasoning about MAS,- Modeling MAS with logic-based models, 
- Deductive systems and decision procedures for logics for MAS, - 
Development, complexity analysis, and implementation of algorithmic 
methods for formal verification of MAS, - Logic-based tools for MAS, - 
Applications of logics in MAS.


EUMAS-2013 welcomes both unpublished papers and papers that are under 
submission or have been published in a relevant conference, workshop or 
journal. We specially invite submissions by students that we think will 
receive valuable feedback from the the discussion-orientedfocus of the 
workshop. Preliminary student work is welcome; however it has to possess 
sufficient substance for serving as a discussion basis and therefore has 
to pass the review cycle in the same way as other work. All submissions 
should be formatted using Springer LNCS style which is available at 
http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html. EUMAS-2013 solicits papers 
in two categories: - Full research papers of 8 to 14 pages. - Extended 
abstracts of 2 to 4 pages reporting an interesting work in progress or 
providing system descriptions. We request the submission of title and 
abstract prior the paper submission for supporting the tight schedule of 
reviewing. The authors can submit their abstracts and papers through the 
EUMAS 2013 Easychair submission site: 
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=eumas2013 Full papers accepted 
at EUMAS-2013 that are not under submission and have not been previously 
published in a different conference, workshop or journal will be included 
in the CEUR workshop proceedings.

A post-proceedings volume published by Springer in the LNCS/LNAI series is 
planned based on revised and extended versions of selected papers 
presented at EUMAS-2013.


Abstract submission deadline: October 14, 2013
Paper submission deadline: October 18, 2013
Notification of acceptance: November 12, 2013
Camera-ready submission: November 29, 2013
EUMAS 2013 workshop: December 12-13, 2013


PC chair
Emiliano Lorini, IRIT-CNRS, France

Program committee
Thomas gotnes, University of Bergen, Norway
Natasha Alechina, University of Nottingham, UK
Frdric Amblard, IRIT, Toulouse University, France
Leila Amgoud, IRIT-CNRS, France
Bernhard Bauer, University of Augsburg, Germany
Guido Boella, University of Torino, Italy
Olivier Boissier, ENS Mines Saint-Etienne, France
Elise Bonzon, LIPADE - Universit Paris Descartes, France
Vicent Botti, DSIC, Spain
Nils Bulling, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
Didac Busquets, University of Girona, Spain
Cristiano Castelfranchi, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, CNR, Italy
Amit Chopra, Lancaster University, UK
Mehdi Dastani, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Paul Davidsson, Malm University, Sweden
Jrgen Dix, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
Barbara Dunin-Keplicz, Institute of Informatics, Warsaw University, Poland
Nicola Gatti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Marie-Pierre Gleizes, IRIT, Toulouse University, France
Valentin Goranko, Technical University of Denmark
Davide Grossi, University of Liverpool, UK
Koen Hindriks, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Wiebe van der Hoek, University of Liverpool, UK
Andrew Jones, King's College London, UK
Jrme Lang, LAMSADE, Universit Paris-Dauphine, France Joo Leite, CENTRIA, Universidade Nova 
de Lisboa, Portugal
Tiago De Lima, University of Artois, France
Brian Logan, University of Nottingham, UK
Pavlos Moraitis, LIPADE, France
Felipe Meneguzzi, PUCRS, Brazil
John-Jules Meyer, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Simon Miles, King's College London, UK
Pablo Noriega, IIIA-CSIC, Spain
Emma Norling, Centre for Policy Modelling, UK
Eugenio Oliveira, Faculdade de Engenharia Universidade do Porto ? LIACC, Portugal
Andrea Omicini, University of Bologna, Italy
Nir Oren, University of Aberdeen, UK
Sascha Ossowski, University Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Mario Paolucci, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, CNR, Italy
Wojciech Penczek, IPI PAN and University of Podlasie, Poland
Laurent Perrussel, IRIT, Toulouse University, France
Jeremy Pitt, Imperial College London, UK
Alessandro Ricci, University of Bologna, Italy
Regis Riveret, Imperial College London, UK
Juan A. Rodrguez-Aguilar, IIIA-CSIC, Spain
Jordi Sabater, IIIA-CSIC, Spain
Nicolas Sabouret, LIMSI-CNRS, France
Carles Sierra, IIIA-CSIC, Spain
Leon van der Torre, University of Luxembourg
Nicolas Troquard, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, CNR, Italy
Luca Tummolini, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, CNR, Italy
Paolo Turrini, Imperial College London, UK
Wamberto Vasconcelos, University of Aberdeen, UK
Laurent Vercouter, LITIS lab, INSA de Rouen, France
Serena Villata, INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France
Marina de Vos, University of Bath, UK
Danny Weyns, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Mike Wooldridge, University of Oxford, UK

Organizing committee
Florence Dupin de Saint-Cyr, IRIT, Toulouse University, France (co-chair)
Valrie Camps, IRIT, Toulouse University, France (co-chair)