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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Participation: EASSS'08 - European Agent Systems Summer School - Early Registration Deadline Approaching!

             Call For Participation

         ** Early Registration Deadline Approaching **

       10th European Agent Systems Summer School
                    (EASSS 2008)
           New University of Lisbon, Portugal
                   5 - 9 May 2008

               (week before AAMAS'08)

       Early Registration Deadline: 31st of March

         Sponsors: IFAAMAS, CENTRIA and APPIA.


As its very successful predecessors, EASSS'08 aims to
offer a valuable forum for knowledge exchange between
various research groups in this field for the benefit of
students and researchers at both beginner and advanced
level. EASSS consists of a mixture of introductory and
advanced courses delivered by internationally leading experts
in multi-agent systems, and it covers the full range of
theoretical and practical
aspects of multi-agent systems.

EASSS'08 will comprise the following courses:

* Introduction to Multiagent Systems
* Logics for Multiagent Systems
* Trust and Reputation in Multiagent Systems
* Service Oriented Agents
* Introduction to Game Theory and Mechanism Design
* Foundations of Institutions
* Agents and Arguments
* Computational Complexity in Multiagent Systems
* Planning in Multiagent Systems
* What Coalitions Can Achieve
* Agent Oriented Software Engineering
* Automated Negotiations in Electronic Markets
* Agent Based Simulation for Social Studies
* Normative Multiagent Systems
* Wireless Sensor Networks and Multiagent Systems
* Agent Swarms Generating Short-term Forecasts and Increasing
Situational Awareness

This summer school is open to anyone from academia or

More information can be found at the webpage.

Inquiries can be sent to