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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: CLIMA XV - Special Session on Logics for Agreement Technologies, Aug 18-19, 2014, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC


Affiliated with ECAI 2014

Proceedings to  be published as  a LNCS/LNAI volume (available  at the
Selected and extended papers will also be published in a Special Issue
of the Journal of Logic and Computation.
A growing  number of  computer systems are  based on  software agents,
which act on behalf of  humans. These agents are becoming increasingly
responsible for complex tasks delegated to them, interacting with each
other in sophisticated ways so  as to forge agreements in the interest
of human users.  The CLIMA XV Special Session  on Logics for Agreement
Technologies  aims at  expanding the  state-of-the-art  on logic-based
approaches and technologies to  enable different aspects of many-party
agreements and to support the lifecycle of such systems.
We invite submissions on logic-based approaches, computational models,
methodologies  and  frameworks  for  software agents  and  multi-agent
systems, addressing (but not limited to) the following topics:
* Negotiation
* Formal argumentation
* Software agent organisations
* Electronic institutions
* Trust and reputation
* Norms and normative systems
* Social computing
We  welcome and  encourage the  submission of  high  quality, original
papers, which have not been accepted for publication nor are currently
under review for another journal or conference.
Papers  are  submitted  to   the  special  session  by  following  the
submission instructions for CLIMA:
The  special session on  Logics for  Agreement Technologies  is chosen
under "category" in Easychair.
LNCS Proceedings:  All the accepted papers  (including special session
papers) will be published by Springer  as a volume in Lecture Notes in
Computer Science, and will be available in time for the workshop.
Selected and extended  papers will be published in  a Special Issue of
the Journal of Logic and Computation.
* Paper Submission: 11 May 2014
* Notification: 9 June 2014
* Camera Ready: 16 June 2014
* Workshop: 18-19 August 2014
Special Session Organiser:
* Wamberto Vasconcelos, University of Aberdeen, UK