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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Logical Aspects of Multi-Agent Systems, 5-6 May 2014, Paris, FRANCE

LAMAS 2014

 There is a growing interdisciplinary community of researchers and
 research groups working on logical aspects of MAS from the perspectives
 of logic, artificial intelligence, computer science, game theory, etc.
 The LAMAS workshop serves the community as a platform for presentation,
 exchange, and publication of ideas.

 The workshop is intended to cover the following subjects:

 - Logical systems for specification, analysis, and reasoning about MAS
 - Modeling MAS with logic-based models
 - Logic in game theory
 - Logic in social choice theory
 - 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

 Authors are invited to submit papers in the following three categories:

 - Regular papers up to 15 pages, describing original unpublished
    research. Position papers and visionary work in progress can also be
    submitted in this category. Simultaneous submission to another venue
    is not allowed.

 - System descriptions of up to 12 pages, describing new systems or
    significant upgrades of existing ones.

 - Extended abstracts of 2-5 pages reporting interesting and relevant
    work that has been published (or accepted for publication) in the last
    12 months.

 Submissions should be anonymous, subject to double-blind reviewing
 procedure. Each submission will be reviewed by at least 2 PC members.

 Papers must be in PDF format and prepared according to the Springer LNCS
 format. For templates and instructions for authors, see

 Workshop notes including all accepted papers will be distributed to AAMAS-2014
 registrants in electronic form. Printed workshop notes will not be made available
 to workshop participants.

 Workshop post-proceedings are planned as a journal special issue
 of STUDIA LOGICA. The submissions to that special issue will be subject
 to another reviewing and selection process.

 Keynote Speakers
 Invited talk:
 Prof. John-Jules Meyer, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

 Invited tutorial:
 Prof. Thomas Agotnes, University of Bergen, Norway

 According to the rules of AAMAS workshops, the workshop will include a one
 hour tutorial session covering topics of:

 (i)   logic-based modeling of MAS,
 (ii)  deduction and meta-logical properties and techniques
            (satisfiability,  bounded  model property, etc.), and
 (iii) applications of logics in MAS (e.g. Verification).

 Paper submission: January 22, 2014
 Author notification: February 19, 2014
 Camera-ready deadline: March 19, 2014
 Workshop: May 5 or 6, 2014

 Nils Bulling, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
 Wiebe van der Hoek, University of Liverpool, UK

 PROGRAM COMMITTEE (confirmed members)
 Thomas Agotnes, University of Bergen, Norway
 Natasha Alechina, University of Nottingham, UK
 Thomas Bolander, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
 Jan Broersen, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
 Juergen Dix, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
 Michael Fisher, University of Liverpool, UK
 Pietro Galliani, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
 Valentin Goranko, Technical University of Denmark
 Andreas Herzig, University of Toulouse, France
 Wojciech Jamroga, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
 Joao Leite, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
 Emiliano Lorini, Universite Paul Sabatier, France
 John-Jules Meyer, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
 Aniello Murano, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Italy
 Ram Ramanujam, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai, India
 Pierre-Yves Schobbens, University of Namur, Belgium
 Nicolas Troquard, Laboratory of Applied Ontology, Trento, Italy
 Dirk Walther, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
 Michael Wooldridge, University of Oxford, UK

 The workshop is organized by Nils Bulling, Clausthal University of
 Technology and  Wiebe van der Hoek, University of Liverpool. In case of
 questions, do not hesitate to contact us at and, respectively.