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AMSTA 2015 : Agents and Multi Agent Systems: Technologies and Applications 2015


Conference Series : Agent and Multi-Agent Systems: Technologies and Applications
When Jun 17, 2015 - Jun 19, 2015
Where Sorrento, Italy
Submission Deadline Jan 19, 2015
Categories    agents   intelligent   systems

Call For Papers

9th International KES Conference on Agents and Multi-agent Systems – Technologies &
Applications (AMSTA-15)
Hilton Sorrento Palace, Sorrento, Italy
17th-19th June 2015

KES-AMSTA-2015 is an international scientific conference for research in the field of
agent and multi-agent systems. The aim of the conference is to provide an internationally
respected forum for scientific research in the technologies and applications of agent and
multi-agent systems.

Agents and multi-agent systems are related to a modern software paradigm which has
long been recognised as a promising technology for constructing autonomous, complex
and intelligent systems. This conference will provide an excellent opportunity for researchers
to discuss modern approaches and techniques for agent and multi-agent systems and their

The conference will be co-located under the KES Smart Digital Futures umbrella
with our other Intelligent Systems conferences: IIMSS and IDT and SEEL
(Smart Education and E-Learning). Registration gives access to all of these conferences,
together with a paper published in one set of proceedings. The conference proceedings will be
published in the KES Springer series 'Smart Innovations, Systems and Technologies' and
submitted for indexing in Scopus and CPCI which is part of Web of Science.

Please see the Smart Digital Futures 2015 website:
for more information.

Conference Scope

Agent Systems

Formal models of agency. Agent architectures. BDI architecture. Learning, evolution, and
adaptation. Perception and action. Communication: languages, semantics, pragmatics,
protocols, and conversations. Knowledge representation Computational complexity.
Autonomous or humanoid robots. Social robots and robot teams. Autonomy aspect.
Cognitive models, including emotions and philosophies. Embodied and believable
agents. Emergent behaviour. Ontologies.

Multi-agent Systems

Cooperative distributed problem solving. Task and resource allocation. Mechanism design,
auctions, and game theory. Modelling other agents and self. Multi-agent planning.
Negotiation protocols. Multi-agent learning. Conflict resolution. Trust and reputation
management. Privacy, safety and security. Scalability, robustness and dependability.
Social and organizational structures. Verification and validation. Novel computing
paradigms (autonomic, grid, P2P, ubiquitous computing). Brokering and matchmaking.
Agent-oriented software engineering, including implementation languages and frameworks.
Mobile agents. Per-formance, scalability, robustness, and dependability. Verification and
validation. E-business agents. Pervasive computing. Privacy, safety, and security.

Tools and Applications

Simulation systems. Web services and service-oriented computing. Artificial social systems.
Autonomic computing. Case studies and reports on deployments. Computational
infrastructures. Information retrieval. Web services and semantic web. E-learning sys-tems.
E-institutions. E-commerce.

Invited Sessions

An invited session consists of a presentation session of 6 to 12 or more papers on a specific
conference topic, organised as half or full day mini-conference. We invite senior scientists who have
a special interest in a specific conference topic to take responsibility for an invited session, gathering
papers from a range of research expertise around the world. If you would like to arrange an Invited
Session, please contact:

Here is a list of the approved sessions so far:

IS01: Agent-Based Modelling and Simulation (ABMS)
IS02: Digital Economy 2015
IS03: LP:ABA - Learning Paradigms and Applications: Agent-based Approach
IS04: Anthropic-Oriented Computing (AOC)
IS05: Business Model Innovation and Disruptive TechnologiesIS06: Serious Game and Business
IS06: Serious Game and Business Intelligence through Agent-based Modelling
IS07: The design and implementation of Intelligent Agents and Multi-Agent Systems

For more details on these sessions please visit:

Dates and Deadlines

General Track Papers

Submission of Papers: Continue to Submit
Notification of Acceptance: 16 February 2015
Upload of Final Publication Files: 2 March 2015

Invited Session and Workshops

Submission of Invited Session Proposals: 1 December 2014
Submission of Papers: Session Chair Sets Deadline
Notification of Acceptance: Session Chair Sets Deadline
Upload of Final Publication Files: 2 March 2015
(Publication files are the wordprocessor source in MS Word or LaTeX together with a final PDF.)

Early Registration Deadline: 2 March 2015

Every paper for inclusion in the published proceedings must have at least one author who has
registered for the conference with payment by: 2 March 2015


The conference will be held at the Hilton Sorrento Palace. This hotel boasts stunning
views of Mount Vesuvius and you can also visit the historic ruins of ancient Pompeii, take a short boat
trip to the stunningly beautiful island of Capri, or explore the alluring hotspots of Positano and Ravello on
the gorgeous Amalfi Coast, with their glorious coupling of rough sea cliffs and vibrant azure waters.
Find out more here:

Further Information

Please note that the above deadlines are provisional and subject to change. For further
information on all the above, please visit the conference website at the top of the page. For
general enquiries about the conference, please contact:
For registration enquiries, please contact:

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