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MASAI 2015 : Multi-Agent Systems and Ambient Intelligence (collocated to PAAMS'2015)


When Jun 3, 2015 - Jun 5, 2015
Where Salamanca
Submission Deadline Feb 8, 2015
Notification Due Feb 23, 2015
Final Version Due Mar 9, 2015
Categories    multi-agents   ambient intelligence

Call For Papers

Ambient Intelligence (AmI) technologies are expected to be sensitive, responsive, adaptive, transparent, ubiquitous, and intelligent. The three first features greatly rely on the context-aware computing, but transparency and ubiquity depend on the area of ubiquitous computing. But it is intelligence which becomes a critical feature as it makes AmI systems more sensitive, responsive, adaptive, transparent and ubiquitous. The main reason is that the intelligence feature helps in understanding user environments and, consequently, in providing them with adaptive assistance. This explains why AmI entails contributions from different areas of AI, especially from multi-agents systems (MAS).

There is a natural relationship between AmI and MAS. Indeed, AmI proposes the development of context aware systems equipped with devices that can recognize context and act accordingly. Agents provide an effective way to develop such systems since agents are reactive, proactive and exhibit an intelligent and autonomous behavior. Within agent-based AmI applications, agents react to humans based on information obtained by sensoring and their knowledge about human functioning.

The complexity of AmI systems turn their development into a challenging work demanding adequate tools that assist throughout a well-established software development process. Both tools and process should be able to adapt themselves to the diversity of AmI devices and communication technologies from an implementation point of view.

The aim of this special session is affording the opportunity for researchers interested in this subject, the development of AmI Systems, to meet and discuss on the contributed solutions that mainly use the capabilities of multi-agent systems.

Special Issue
Authors of selected papers from the MASAI 2015 special session will be invited to submit an extended and improved version to a special issue published in Pervasive and Mobile Computing (JCR Impact Factor: 1.667).

Antonio Fernández-Caballero - University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain)
Elena María Navarro Martínez - University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain)

Scientific Comittee
Aniello Murano
Flavio S. Correa Da Silva
María Teresa López
Arnulfo Aranis
Diego López-De-Ipiña
Paulo Novais
Javier Jaen
Juán Pavón
Rafael Martinez Tomas
Jose M. Molina
Juan Botia
Jose Carlos Castillo Montoya
Kabachi Nadia
Mirko Viroli
Zahia Guessoum
Emmanuel Adam
Danilo Avola
Guillermo R. Simari
Jorge Gomez-Sanz
Paolo Petta
Giuliano Armano
Marie-Pierre Gleizes

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