PRIMA: Pacific Rim International Conference on Multi-Agents

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Event When Where Deadline
PRIMA 2018 The 21st International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems
Oct 29, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018 Tokyo, Japan Jul 7, 2018
PRIMA 2016 Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems
Aug 22, 2016 - Aug 26, 2016 Phuket, THAILAND May 8, 2016 (May 6, 2016)
PRIMA 2015 The18th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems
Oct 26, 2015 - Oct 30, 2015 Bertinoro, Italy Jun 19, 2015
PRIMA 2014 17th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems
Dec 1, 2014 - Dec 5, 2014 Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia Jul 1, 2014
PRIMA 2013 16th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems
Dec 3, 2013 - Dec 6, 2013 Dunedin, New Zealand Jul 1, 2013
PRIMA 2011 The 14th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems
Nov 16, 2011 - Nov 18, 2011 Wollongong, NSW, Australia Jun 3, 2011
PRIMA 2010 The 13th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems
Nov 15, 2010 - Nov 17, 2010 Kolkata, India Jun 30, 2010
PRIMA 2009 12th Pacific Rim International Conference on Multi-Agents - Principles of Practice in Multi-Agent Systems
Dec 14, 2009 - Dec 16, 2009 Nagoya, Japan Jul 31, 2009
PRIMA 2008 11th Pacific Rim International Conference on Multi-Agents
Dec 14, 2008 - Dec 16, 2008 Hanoi, Vietnam TBD
PRIMA 2007 The 10th Pacific Rim International Workshop on Multi-Agents
Nov 21, 2007 - Nov 23, 2007 Bangkok Jul 16, 2007
 
 

Present CFP : 2018

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CALL FOR PAPERS:
The 21st International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent
Systems (PRIMA 2018)

October 29 - November 2, 2018
AIST Tokyo Waterfront, Tokyo, Japan

http://2018.prima-conference.org/
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Software systems are becoming more intelligent in the kind of functionality
they offer users. At the same time, systems are becoming more decentralized,
with components that represent autonomous entities who must communicate among
themselves to achieve their goals. Examples of such systems range from
healthcare and emergency relief and disaster management to e-business and
smarts grids. A multiagent worldview is crucial to properly conceptualizing,
building, and governing such systems. It offers abstractions such as
intelligent agent, protocol, norm, organization, trust, incentive, and so on,
and is rooted in solid computational and software engineering foundations.
As a large but still growing research field of Computer Science, multiagent
systems today remains a unique enabler of interdisciplinary research.

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Important Dates
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Submission deadline: July 7, 2018 (11:59PM UTC-12)
Notification: August 27, 2018
Camera ready submission: September 13, 2018
Conference date: October 29 - November 2, 2018

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Information for Authors
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The PRIMA 2018 Program Committee invites submissions of original,
unpublished, theoretical and applied work strongly relevant to multiagent
systems, including reports on the development of prototype and deployed
agent systems, and of experiments that demonstrate novel agent system
capabilities. An indicative list of topics is provided below.

Papers should be at most 16 pages in length in the Springer LNCS format.
All accepted papers will be published in Springer's Lecture Notes in
Artificial Intelligence series (www.springer.com/lncs).

Papers are to be submitted through the Easychair Conference Management
System: TBA.

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Topics of Interest
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Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) the following:

* Logic and Reasoning

- Logics of agency
- Logics of multiagent systems
- Norms
- Argumentation
- Computational Game Theory
- Uncertainty in Agent Systems
- Agent and Multi-Agent Learning

* Engineering Multi-Agent Systems

- Agent-Oriented Software Engineering
- Interaction protocols
- Commitments
- Institutions and Organizations
- Normative Systems
- Formal Specification and Verification
- Agent Programming Languages
- Middleware and Platforms
- Testing, debugging, and evolution
- Deployed System Case Studies

* Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

- Simulation Languages and Platforms
- Artificial Societies
- Virtual Environments
- Emergent Behavior
- Modeling System Dynamics
- Application Case Studies

* Collaboration & Coordination

- Planning
- Distributed Problem Solving
- Teamwork
- Coalition Formation
- Negotiation
- Trust and Reputation

* Economic paradigms

- Auctions and mechanism design
- Bargaining and negotiation
- Behavioral game theory
- Cooperative games: theory & analysis
- Cooperative games: computation
- Noncooperative games: theory & analysis
- Noncooperative games: computation
- Social choice theory
- Game theory for practical applications

* Human-Agent Interaction

- Adaptive Personal Assistants
- Embodied Conversational Agents
- Virtual Characters
- Multimodal User Interfaces
- Mobile Agents
- Human-Robot Interaction

* Decentralized Paradigms

- Grid Computing
- Service-Oriented Computing
- Cybersecurity
- Robotics and Multirobot Systems
- Ubiquitous Computing
- Social Computing
- Internet of Things

* Application Domains for Multi-Agent Systems

- Healthcare
- Autonomous Systems
- Transport and Logistics
- Emergency and Disaster Management
- Energy and Utilities Management
- Sustainability and Resource Management
- Games and Entertainment
- e-Business, e-Government, and e-Learning
- Smart Cities
- Financial markets
- Legal applications


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Committee
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General Chairs:
- Itsuki Noda (AIST, Japan)
- Tran Cao Son (New Mexico State University, USA)
- Tony Savarimuthu (University of Otago, New Zealand)

Program Chairs:
- Nir Oren (University of Aberdeen, UK)
- Tim Miller (University of Melbourne, AU)
- Yuko Sakurai (AIST, Japan)

Finance Chair:
- Taiki Todo (Kyushu University, Japan)

Web Chair:
- Yuu Nakajima (Toho University, Japan)

Publicity Chairs:
- Koichi Moriyama (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
- Quan Bai (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)

Social Events Chair:
- Yuichi Sei (The university of Elecro-Communications, Japan)

Sponsership Chair:
- Fujio Toriumi (The university of Tokyo, Japan)

Workshop/Tutorial Chairs:
- Kiyoshi Izumi (The university of Tokyo, Japan)
- Jiamou Liu (Auckland University, New Zealand)
 

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