Prima2009

Themes and Topics

Agent-based system development

Agent-oriented software engineering
Agent development environments
Agent languages
Case studies and implemented systems

 

WWW and Semantic Web Agents

Web-based agents
Ontology agents
Semantic Web agents
Internet Bots
Human Agent Interaction

 

Agent-based simulations

Emergent behavior Simulation-specific issues Learning
Learning (single and multi-agent)
Computational architectures for learning Evolution, adaptation

 

Agent Reasoning

Reasoning (single and multi-agent)
Planning (single and multi-agent)
Cognitive models
Ontological reasoning

 

Interface Agents

Practices of Interface Agents
Interface Multi-Agents
Virtual Agents
Collaborative Interface Agents
Autonomous Interface Agents

 

Agent societies and social networks

Artificial social systems
Trust and reputation
Social and organizational structure
Privacy, safety and security
Ethical and legal issues

 

Agent communication

Communication languages
Communication protocols
Agent commitments
Network structures and analysis

 

Agent Cooperation and Negotiation

Teamwork
Cooperation
Coalition formation
Coordination
Distributed problem solving
Formal models for modeling other agents and self
Argumentation
Negotiation and Bargaining
Persuasion

 

Agent Systems

Software agents
Mobile agents
Agent-Based Assistants
Agent-Based Virtual Enterprise
Embodied Agents and Agent-Based Systems Applications
Socially Situated Planning Software and Pervasive Agents

 

Real-world Robotics

Coordination in multi-robot systems
Modeling and analysis of multi-robot systems
Tools that are relevant for multi-robot studies
Applications of multi-robot systems to real-world problems

 

Other Related Areas

Collective intelligence
Service science
P2P, Grid computing
Financial markets and algorithm trades
Ubiquitous computing, ambient intelligence
Programming Languages
Knowledge and Data Intensive Systems
Perceptive Animated Interfaces
Scalability
Tools and Standards
Ubiquitous Software Services
Virtual Humans