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NPMASE 2016 : International Workshop on New Paradigms for Multi-Agent Software Engineering (NPMASE)


When Aug 22, 2016 - Aug 26, 2016
Where Phuket, Thailand
Submission Deadline May 30, 2016
Notification Due Jun 15, 2016
Final Version Due Jul 30, 2016

Call For Papers

Dear Colleague,

Thank you for your support to the NPMASE’16 workshop and we appreciate if you can distribute the NPMASE to your colleagues, students and network.


International Workshop on
New Paradigms for Multi-Agent Software Engineering (NPMASE)
Organized in colocation with the 19th International Conference on
Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems
(PRIMA 2016)
August 22 to 26, 2016, Phuket, Thailand
- Call for Participations -
On behalf of the organizing committee, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the International Workshop on New Paradigms for Multi-Agent Software Engineering (NPMASE) which will be held in colocation with the 19th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems (PRIMA 2016) in the magnificent city of Phuket, Thailand, 22-26 August 2016.

-Invited topics include-

1- New computing paradigms:
a. Service-oriented computing for multi-agent systems.
b. Agent-based semantic Web and composition.
c. Agent-based cloud services.
d. Agent-based mobile health services and electronic health services.
e. Agent oriented grid middleware.
f. Adaptive computing based multi-agent systems.

2- Methodologies, concepts and analysis:
a. Conceptual models and engineering aspects of software agent systems.
b. Review the evolution of multi-agent software engineering.
c. Meta-models of agent-oriented versus meta-models of object-oriented.
d. System analysis and modeling of agent-based systems.
e. Requirements analysis and specification of agent-based systems.

3- Design and process:
a. Design of multi-agent systems architectures.
b. Development of ontologies for multi-agent systems.
c. Development and design of protocols and dialogue games.
d. Verification, validation and testing of multi-agent systems.
e. Maintenance of multi-agent systems.

4- Languages and tools:
a. Agent UML (AUML).
b. Specification languages for reasoning about multi-agent systems.
c. Agent communication languages and multiparty communication.

5- Applications and experiences:
a. Enterprise information systems, organizations and environments.
b. E-government.
c. E-learning.
d. Software IT ecosystems, heating systems and energy distribution systems.
e. E-health.
f. M-health.
g. Games.
h. Industrial control systems.
i. Real-time systems, etc.
j. Internet of Things

-Submission of papers-
Manuscript for submission should be written in English and have no more than 10 pages LNCS Springer style. Please see PRIMA 2016 website for instructions of the format of papers. Electronic version of the papers in PDF, postscript or word files should be sent to the workshop chairs by email (, before the submission deadline on May 30, 2016.
-Important dates-

Deadline for submission: May 30, 2016.
Notification of acceptance: June 15, 2016.
Camera-ready copy of final version: June 30, 2016.

We look forward to welcoming you in Phuket in Thailand in August 2016!

Best wishes,
Mohamed El Menshawy
2016 NPMASE Workshop Co-Chair
For more information on the Workshop, please visit:
Alternatively, we can also be reached on the following social media platform, Mohamed El Menshawy (@NPMASE2016) | Twitter

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