PRIMA: Pacific Rim International Conference on Multi-Agents

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Event When Where Deadline
PRIMA 2020 The 23nd International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems
Sep 27, 2020 - Sep 30, 2020 Nagoya, Japan Apr 24, 2020
PRIMA 2019 The 22nd International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems
Oct 28, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019 Torino, Italy Jun 30, 2019
PRIMA 2018 The 21st International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems
Oct 29, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018 Tokyo, Japan Aug 1, 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 : 2020

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CALL FOR PAPERS

The 23nd International Conference on Principles and Practice of
Multi-Agent Systems (PRIMA 2020)
Sep 27 - Sep 30, 2020
Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan
http://uchiya.web.nitech.ac.jp/prima2020/

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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 remain a unique enabler of interdisciplinary
research.

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Important Dates
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Submission deadline: April 24, 2020 (11:59PM UTC-12)
Notification: July 3, 2020
Camera ready submission: Aug 3, 2020
Conference date: Sep 27 - Sep 30, 2020

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Information for Authors
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PRIMA 2020 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.

The papers can be submitted to one of the following categories:

- Regular papers: These papers can be up to 16 pages in length, including
references, in the Springer LNCS format. Note that some regular papers
may be accepted as short papers.

- Short papers: These papers can be up to 8 pages in length, including
references, in the Springer LNCS format. These 'early-innovation' papers
will be reviewed with an emphasis on novelty/originality of the idea.

All the submitted papers must be in a form suitable for double-blind review. In order to make blind reviewing possible, authors must omit their names and affiliations from the paper. Also, while the references should include all published literature relevant to the paper, including previous works of the authors, it should not include unpublished works. When referring to one's own work, use the third person rather than the first person. For example, say "Previously, Foo and Bar [2] have shown that ...", rather than "In our previous work [2] we have shown that...". Such identifying information can be added back to the final camera-ready version of accepted papers.

The proceedings of the previous editions of the PRIMA conference series
have been published in Springer's Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence
series (LNCS/LNAI). We expected the same for the PRIMA 2020 proceedings.

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Special Issue
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A selected number of papers will also be invited to submit an extended
version to a fast track of some international journal.

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Paper Submission
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Papers are to be submitted through the Easychair Conference Management
System.

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Chairs
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Conference chair
- Takayuki Ito
- Minjie Zhang

Program chairs
- Takahiro Uchiya
- Quan Bai
- Ivan Marsa-Maestre

Publication chair
- Toshihiro Matsui

Workshop and Tutorial Chairs
- Tokuro Matsuo
- Rafik Hadfi
- Reyhan Aydoğan

Publicity Chair
- Reyhan Aydoğan

Financial, Sponsorship and Local Arrangements Chair
- Takayuki Ito
- Takanobu Otsuka
- Ahmed Moustafa
- Shun Okuhara

Executive Secretary
- Naoko Yamaguchi

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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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